Taught course

Translational Medicine

Institution
University of Glasgow · Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MResPhD by taught

Entry requirements

You should have at least a second class Honours degree (2.1 Honours if applying for a studentship) in biological science, immunology, neuroscience, physiology, pharmacology or cognate courses with significant biomedical content.

Students from other disciplines such as mathematics, computing and public health, are also encouraged to apply.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Masters in Translational Medicine is the first year of a British Heart Foundation 4-Year PhD studentship: it is not offered as an individual programme of study.

  • The programme will provide you with the skills needed to assess critically recent advances in biology relevant to human disease.
  • It covers the areas of cardiovascular medicine, inflammation and immunology, neuroscience, mathematics, bioinformatics and cell biology, and advances in fundamental biomedical science relevant to integrative mammalian biology.
  • You will be taught the administrative procedures and ethical and project planning requirements for applying for statutory licenses (personal and project) for animal work as well as ethical aspects of gene and cell therapy.
  • The University is one of the few centres in the UK offering BHF 4-Year PhD studentships. Successful applicants accepted into the programme will be fully funded.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD by taught
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
stephanie.lavery@glasgow.ac.uk