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Entry requirements

Applicants must hold one of the following prior to the commencement of the programme:

  • An initial honours degree of Wrexham Glyndŵr University or another approved degree awarding body.
  • A minimum of 2:2 honours degree, which has a significant content of biological science (e.g. Biomedical Science, Human Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, etc).
  • Have relevant work experience at a senior level that is deemed to compensate the lack of formal qualifications, and have held a position of management responsibility within the biomedical, clinical or healthcare sectors for a minimum of three years within the previous five years. In a case where there is a lack of clarity or need to gain deeper insight into a candidate’s suitability for the programme of study, an informal interview with the candidate may be held.

In addition to the above, candidates must also have practical laboratory experience that would have already been gained from undertaking their undergraduate programme of study inclusive of relevant QAA benchmark standards such as Biomedical Science and Biological Sciences.

Prospective students may also apply for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) against specific modules, in accordance with Wrexham Glyndŵr University regulations.

Students undertaking a research project (dissertation) that entails working in an area other than their usual place of work must obtain a relevant DBS.

Students undertaking a research project (dissertation) who may be working with patients, vulnerable people and children must obtain an enhanced disclosure.Prospective students may also apply for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) against specific modules, in accordance with Wrexham Glyndŵr University regulations.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MRes Applied Biomedical Sciences Research programme has been designed to serve biomedical, medical, and life sciences graduates wanting to embark on a research degree focussing on human health and disease. As such, it leads to a professionally recognised qualification, being externally approved by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).

This course can be completed in 1 year full time, or 2 years part time.

The valuable knowledge gained on this programme will make you attractive both to employers in the health, pharmaceutical and related industries, and to major academic research centres. The practical skills you will aquire in design, performing and analysing experiments are highly transferable to a wide range of scientific areas.

Students on this programme will be well-placed for careers in biomedical and clinical research, teaching, or to pursue further studies towards a PhD, or graduate entry medical degree.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7950

You do not have to pay your tuition fees upfront.

Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s tuition fees for 2022/23 for MRes Applied Biomedical Sciences Research are £7950.

The fees you pay and the support available will depend on a number of different factors. Full information can be found on our fees & funding pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Student Enquiries
Email
enquiries@glyndwr.ac.uk