A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or related discipline. We will also consider your application if you have a good MBBS degree. Practical laboratory experience is beneficial, but not essential. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will need IELTS 6.5 (with 6.5 for each sub-section), or equivalent. International applicants may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate. This will need to be obtained before the applicant can get a visa or study on this programme. The ATAS requirement will be in the offer letter.
Compulsory modules include: The biological study of behaviour; research skills and principles for the biosciences; project. Optional modules include: Ageing and health; applied ethology; applied immunobiology of human disease; applying the 3 Rs to in-vivo experimental techniques; bioinformatics theory and practice; the biological basis of psychiatric illness and its treatment; comparative cognition (information processing in humans and other animals); biology of ageing; biomaterials and tissue engineering; bioscience research development and enterprise; cancer studies; cardiovascular science in health and disease; cell cycle control and cell signalling in health and disease; clinical epidemiology; current research trends in musculoskeletal disease; developmental genetics; diabetes; drug discovery and development; experimental medicine and therapeutics; genetic medicine; genetics of common disease; global health; mitochondrial biology and medicine; molecular microbiology; neuromuscular diseases (bench to bedside); research methods in protein science; sensory systems and neuroimaging; scientific basis of neurological disorders; stem cells and regenerative medicine; surgical anatomy; systems biology; toxicology; transplantation sciences. Some combinations of modules may not be available due to timetabling constraints and in exceptional circumstances the running of some modules may be determined by student demand. Modules might change at year of entry.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||-||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Campus||Newcastle upon Tyne||NE1 7RU||North East|
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