University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Integrated Physiology in Health and Disease

The course promotes the importance of an integrated and multidisciplinary approach to study fundamental physiological aspects of human health and disease. Its approach combines state of the art physiological and metabolic methodologies with relevant molecular biology approaches to answer questions of clinical relevance. The course promotes the importance of critical approach to understanding of human metabolism and physiology. It trains students in a wide range of relevant laboratory techniques providing the necessary foundation for those who wish to pursue advanced research in this area, leading to the degree of PhD.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Modules include: nutrition in health and exercise; muscle physiology and metabolism; biochemistry and nutrition in disease; cardiorespiratory physiology; laboratory techniques; statistics and research methods.

Assessment methods

Assessments will be held at the end of the module or at the end of a semester. Assessment of each of the taught modules is determined by the module convenor and comprises of written examination and/or written reports of laboratory work or essays. The research project will be assessed by a written report in the form of a dissertation (max 15,000 words) and a viva voce taking place at the end of the 12-month study.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,050 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,330 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Medical Centre Nottingham NG7 2HA East Midlands

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