12 months
Duration
22048 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
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About

The Experimental Medicine programme at Queen's University Belfast offers advanced research training in a broad range of laboratory based biomedical sciences.

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Overview

The MSc in Experimental Medicine is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in experimental medicine, whether it is in academia, clinical practice, industry or government. The programme will also provide an excellent platform for progression to PhD programmes either in Queen’s or worldwide.

The MSc in Experimental Medicine will develop a strong fundamental understanding of high quality biomedical research, including experimental design and execution, data management and interpretation, and scientific communication, including publishing, presentation, and use of social media.

The programme offers comprehensive research training with access to over 57 research groups and the state-of-the-art research facilities at the Wellcome Wolfson Institute of Experimental Medicine (WWIEM). Research facilities include Central Technology Units for Imaging and Genomics which are leading the way in research excellence and innovative healthcare.

Experimental medicine aims to identify mechanisms of pathophysiology of disease, and demonstrate proof-of-concept evidence of the efficacy and importance of new discoveries or treatments. There is an increasing need for graduates who can undertake basic and clinical research, and translate it into improved medical treatments for patients.

Experimental Medicine Highlights

The strong links between the Wellcome Wolfson Institute of Experimental Medicine (WWIEM) and the biotech or biopharmaceutical sectors provides a stimulating experimental and translational environment, while also expanding your career opportunities.

Programme Structure

  • The MSc in Experimental Medicine offers advanced research training in a broad range of laboratory-based clinical and biomedical sciences. 
  • The programme is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in experimental medicine, whether it is in academia, clinical practice, industry or government. The MSc in Experimental Medicine will also provide an excellent platform for progression to PhD programmes either in Queen’s or worldwide. 
  • Students will develop a strong fundamental understanding of high quality biomedical research, including experimental design and execution, data management and interpretation, and scientific communication, including publishing, presentation, and use of social media. 
  • The MSc in Experimental Medicine offers comprehensive research training, with access to over 40 research groups in the Wellcome Wolfson Institute of Experimental Medicine (WWIEM) and state-of-the-art research facilities.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a biological sciences-related subject. Evidence of equivalent professional qualifications (MBBS, BDS or BVSc) or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22048 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22048 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) - £8,500
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) - £8,500
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) - £8,500
  • EU Other - £22,050
  • International - £22,050

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 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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