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Medical Sciences by Research

Lancaster University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
20230 GBP/year
4407 GBP/year
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About

Medical Sciences by Research degree offered at Lancaster University  will train you in how to design, conduct, analyse and write up a medical sciences-related research project. 

Overview

Course Overview

Medical Sciences by Research degree offered at Lancaster University will learn you  to design, conduct and report independent and original research, to critically evaluate relevant literature, to develop problem solving skills, to analyse research data, to communicate the results of research, to understand scholarly conventions in the discipline area, and to have respect for intellectual integrity and the ethics of research.

Recent projects include:
  • The role of osteoarthritic cytokines in ochronotic arthropathy
  • Localisation of the stem cell population in the cornea
  • Ethical decision making in organ donation
  • How do students’ social networks evolve during their time at medical school?
Previous graduates have presented their work at international academic conferences and had their work published in leading academic journals.

Programme Structure

Assessment: 

  • Original research and thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
93
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Undergraduate medical students intercalating between 4th and 5th years of study require a top quartile outcome in MBChB finals.

 Other applicants must hold an upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject area. Candidates with a lower second class degree may be invited to interview to assess suitability

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20230 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20230 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4407 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4407 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-Time: 

  • UK/EU: £2,204
  • Overseas: £10,115 

Funding

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