12 months
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23950 GBP/year
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About

Crucial for clinical diagnosis of diseases and appropriate treatment of patients, Biomedical Science is vital to the operation of the NHS and related health industries. Largely based on individual research projects rather than coursework, the Biomedical Sciences programme of the University of Glasgow allows you to specialise in a particular area of study.

Overview

Why this programme

  • Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology for the purpose of meeting, in part, the academic and experience requirement for the Membership and Chartered Biologist (CBiol).
  • The aim of the Biomedical Sciences programme of the University of Glasgow is to complete two different extensive research projects of your choice allowing Top 20 in the UK for Biological Sciencesyou to acquire a wide range of knowledge and skills directly relevant to the study of human disease.
  • Receive excellent training in a wide range of modern molecular biology techniques required to enter the pharmaceutical / biotechnology industries or to pursue a career in research.
  • Experience the opportunity to specialise in a particular discipline or area. 
  • Gain valuable practical research experience to complete two extensive research projects.
  • If you are aiming to study for a higher biomedical science degree, this programme is designed for you.
  • The Mres is also an ideal introduction for overseas students who may wish to proceed to PhD biomedical science studies in the UK.

Career prospects

Equipped with knowledge, understanding and practical skills, progress your career as a Biomedical Scientist or as a basis to pursue a PhD within the life sciences or medical sciences.

Previous students have gained employment within:

  • PhD positions
  • Contract Research Organisations
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Research Development Management
  • Medical Writing
  • Pharmaceutical and Biotechnical Industries

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Molecular Genetics of Disease
  • Higher Skills in Biomedical Sciences
  • Presentation Skills in the Biomedical Sciences
  • Anatomy
  • Biotechnology
  • Cancer

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second class Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. Professional experience may be taken into account.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • Any additional documents required for this programme (see Entry requirements for this programme)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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