Taught course

Biomedical Sciences MRes

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Life Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A second class Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. Professional experience may be taken into account.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Masters programme in Biomedical Sciences offers research training for those intending to proceed to PhD. It is largely based on individual research projects rather than coursework, and allows you to specialise is a particular area of study.

  • Ranked amongst the world top 100 for biological sciences.
  • This MRes Biomedical Science provides training in a wide range of modern molecular biology techniques required to pursue a research career.

  • You will gain valuable practical research experience by using the skills and techniques acquired during the programme to complete two extensive research projects.
  • This programme is distinctive in that students complete two different extensive research projects of their choice, allowing them to acquire a wide range of knowledge and skills directly relevant to the study of human disease.
  • If you are aiming to study for a higher biomedical science degree, this programme is designed for you.
  • If you want to enter the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, this programme provides excellent training and is an ideal introduction for overseas students who may wish to proceed to PhD biomedical science studies in the UK.
  • You can choose to specialise within a particular discipline or area, which can be important for career development, see programme structure below for more information.

Information for international students

Please see the English language Requirements.

This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more

www.gla.ac.uk/international/visapilot/

www.gla.ac.uk/international/support/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fee: £8000
International students
Full-time fee: £21020

For funding opportunities search the scholarships database

www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/feetable/2018-19/

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
mvls-mresbms@glasgow.ac.uk