Research course

Health Sciences Research

Institution
University of Bristol · Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

Applicants intercalating from the professional programmes of medicine, dentistry and veterinary sciences will need to have successfully completed year three before they will be considered for this programme. Graduates of these professional programmes are eligible to apply and would normally be expected to have graduated with good grades (at least 60%) and a high ranking in their class. Graduates in a biological or related science or medical subject will normally be expected to hold an upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent).

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme aims to provide you with a firm foundation in biomedical research by enhancing your knowledge, understanding and critical awareness of the scientific method and practical experience in an area related to your interests. Taught units provide intensive training in research methodology, experimental design, statistical analyses and data interpretation. Skills training in verbal and written communication is also emphasised.

The core of the programme is an eight-month research project, conducted within one of the University of Bristol's internationally recognised research groups in either the Faculty of Health Sciences or the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences. Opportunities will be available in laboratory or clinical-based investigations.

The programme is suitable for medical, dental and veterinary students interested in pursuing a research-intensive intercalation option after three years of study. It is also suitable for graduates in medicine, dentistry, veterinary science and bioscience subjects who wish to develop their research skills.

Information for international students

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/

Fees and funding

UK students
£5,000
International students
£14,900

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
healthsciences-mres@bristol.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 117 9287470