Inflammation: Cellular and Vascular Aspects (MRes)

the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9600 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 19700 per year

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About Inflammation: Cellular and Vascular Aspects at Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

The MRes in Mechanisms of Vascular Disease provides a practical training in modern molecular and proteomic research techniques and their application to traditional methods of pharmacological investigation of vascular disease mechanisms. This training will be an invaluable foundation if you wish to pursue a career in industry or academic research. The course is suitable for well-qualified life science graduates interested in pursuing vascular research, for example in inflammation, atherosclerosis, hypertension, diabetes, nephrology, or cancer. You follow an initial three-month course of tutorials and practicals to obtain a broad education in vascular function, and to develop the necessary laboratory skills for conducting the project element of the programme. You will spend periods in three separate laboratories learning and applying a variety of techniques as part of an integrated research project.Course contentThe core course (twelve weeks) provides training in generic research skills and transferable skills. It also provides a practical training in functional genomics so you develop the laboratory skills required for your research projects (eg gene expression, protein characterisation). You will perform three interlinked projects on a specific research theme. The research project programme will ensure you obtain a wide range of practical skills (ie in vivo, in vitro, and cell studies with biochemical and molecular methods).AssessmentYou will be assessed on reports and presentations made during the course and on your research project reports. You may be required to sit an oral examination in September.Entry requirementsFirst or upper-second class BSc degree in a relevant science subject, MBBS with or without intercalated degree.

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMResHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9600 per yearInternational course feesGBP 19700 per year

Notes about fees for this course

There are a number of sources of funding available for Masters students.

These include a significant package of competitive Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) bursaries and scholarships in a range of subject areas, as well as external sources of funding.

Entry requirements

Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

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