Research course

Biomedical Research: Cardiovascular Sciences

Institution
University of Birmingham · School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Qualifications
MRes

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Entry requirements

A good BSc Honours degree, normally first or upper second class, in a science subject (e.g. Biomedical Science, Biology, Biochemistry, etc.). Other equivalent qualifications and work experience will also be considered alongside University regulations. All suitable applicants will be interviewed, either face to face or by Skype/conference call.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Providing you with an in-depth knowledge of the field and allowing you to gain practical experience working as part of leading research groups in the Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences you will investigate molecular, physiological and pathological processes underlying cardiovascular homeostasis in health and disease.

The programme consists of compulsory taught and research elements. The taught aspects include training in key research skills including scientific writing, critical analysis of literature, presentation skills and a research toolkit module covering key experimental techniques. You will also study a specific module on cardiovascular science to ensure that you have a basic grounding of all aspects of the field and to introduce the topics and research questions on which your project will be based.

MSc or MRes intercalation

Please note that this programme can be taken as an intercalated option for those studying MBChB Medicine and Surgery either at the University of Birmingham or at another Institution. To apply for the Intercalated MRes in Cardiovascular Sciences, or to find out more, please contact mdsintercalationenquiries@contacts.bham.ac.uk.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
cvscience@contacts.bham.ac.uk