Taught course

Health Science

University of East London · School of Health, Sports and Bioscience - HSB

Entry requirements

An undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline from a UK University with a minimum 2.2 classification (or equivalent). A written statement in support of your application of a maximum of 1,500 words outlining academic and professional background, career objectives and reasons for choosing the MRes in Health Science Programme. In considering applicants we will look for evidence of a candidate's ability and background knowledge in relation to the proposed field of study. Two supporting references, one of which is preferably academic.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme is aimed at students working towards a career in research. Two thirds of this programme is spent in the execution of a supervised individual research project within one of the research groups in the School of Health, Sport and Bioscience. The remaining third of the programme consists of a research skills module and an optional module which may be selected from a list containing further research skills or subject related academic modules.

Studying for an MRes at UEL you will benefit from:

  • a thriving research environment
  • the opportunity to contribute to existing ongoing research projects
  • excellent laboratory and library facilities
  • dedicated postgraduate research space
  • proximity to other major libraries and resource centres in London

Information for international students

In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Applicant Enquiries
0208 223 3333
0208 223 2978