Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Diabetes

Our Diabetes MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research. The course is designed for graduates with a BSc in the life sciences or other science disciplines, and for intercalating and fully qualified MBBS or BDS students. It can be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route onto a PhD or MD. The taught component of the course includes subject-specific content in the area of diabetes. You have the flexibility to develop your own bespoke course by selecting additional, complementary modules. You will also participate in training in general research principles, and other professional and key skills. Your research project comprises the major element of the course. This project will involve 24 weeks of research in an area of diabetes under the supervision of an expert academic researcher in the field.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science-related discipline, or a MBBS degree; practical laboratory experience is desirable but not essential; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each sub-section or equivalent; international applicants may require an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate prior to obtaining their visa and to study on this programme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Director of International Postgraduate Studies (International Students)
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7433