Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease

The programme provides a working knowledge of scientific research in academia and industry.

Entry requirements

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

Course modules

Modules include: Cardiovascular science in health and disease; research skills and principles for the biosciences; project. Optional modules: Ageing and health; the biological study of behaviour; applied ethology; applied immunobiology of human disease; applying the 3 rs to in-vivo experimental techniques; bioinformatics theory and practice; biology of ageing; cancer studies; cell cycle control and cell signalling in health and disease; clinical epidemiology; cognitive neuroscience; current research trends in musculoskeletal disease; developmental genetics; diabetes; drug discovery and development; experimental medicine and therapeutics; genetic medicine; genetics of common disease; medical biotechnology, enterprise and innovation in industrial bioscience; medical genomics; mitochondrial biology and medicine; molecular microbiology; nanomaterials in healthcare technologies; neuromuscular diseases: bench to bedside; protein structure and function; sensory systems; scientific basis of neurological disorders; stem cells and regenerative medicine; surgical anatomy; systems biology; toxicology; transplantation sciences.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MRes Full-time £ 16,265 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Medical Sciences Graduate School
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7002