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The award
MPhil, MSc, PhD

How long you will study
find out

Domestic course fees
GBP 4256

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 18120

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About Health and Exercise at Heriot-Watt University

Human health related research conducted in the School of Life Sciences is expanding, and concerned with evaluating;

  • the ability of a wide range of substances, such as nanomaterials, to cause adverse health effects following human exposure,
  • the mechanisms underlying the development of human disease and
  • the role of nutrition as a means of prevention against human disease.
  • Research activities in these areas are multidisciplinary and fall into three main themes:

    • Nanomaterial Safety Assessment (Professor Vicki Stone)
    • Human Nutrition and Molecular Toxicology (Professor Mihalis Panagiotidis)
    • Metabolic and Cardiovascular Health (Dr Derek Ball)

    Study options for this course

    • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
    • The awardMPhil, MSc, PhDHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study find out
      Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 4256International course feesGBP 18120

    Notes about fees for this course

    Status*Full-time
    Home / EU£4,256
    Overseas£18,120

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