University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Medicine

The research project gives you the opportunity to develop specialised knowledge in key areas of interest and to design and undertake a substantial piece of publishable research. You will be supervised by experts in their field of study. On completion of the course you will have a comprehensive understanding of the concepts and techniques relevant to medical research and have developped a talent to critically and creatively evaluate current issues in medicine and health. You will also gain experience in formulating new hypotheses and exploring the causes and consequences of diseases by conducting rigorous scientific research in a laboratory or with patients.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2.1 science degree or equivalent allied with a related medical discipline, for example anatomy, biology, biochemestry, pharmacology or biomedical science. Students who completed 3 years of a UK medical degree and are ranked in the top 50 percent of year 3 are eligible to intercalate into our programme. All students whose 1st language is not English must have an overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with at least 6.0 in writing and 6.5 in every other skill.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Paper criticism; research project in medicine. Optional modules: Capturing and handling data in research; health research methods; intervention research; analytic research; core epidemiology; professional spine.

Sponsorship information

University scholarships

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,750 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 4 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 8 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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