University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Biomedical Sciences

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

Entry requirements

A 2nd 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.

Course modules

Students have the opportunity to specialise in a particular discipline or area, which can be important for their career development. The specialisations are: anatomy; biotechnology; cancer studies; cardiovascular studies; cell engineering; integrative mammalian biology fee waiver; integrative mammalian biology scholarship; medical biochemistry and molecular biology; molecular genetics; neuroscience; proteomics.
To qualify for a specialisation, students must select 2 research projects in a cognate research area, and select 1 taught option that is relevant to the specialisation.
The taught options include: advanced neuroanatomy; cancer: molecular and cellular biology; cardiovascular pharmacology and therapeutics; cardiovascular science; cell signalling and disease; human molecular genetics; immunological basis of inflammatory disease; molecular basis of disease processes; stem cells.

Sponsorship information

MRC-funded scholarships may be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,133 per Year 1 (International) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Scotland) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Wales) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (EU) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (England) 8 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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