Our MRes Molecular Medicine will help you to develop the key skills you will need for a research career, and allow you to put these into practice when you develop and conduct your own research project. Studying a masters degree in Molecular Medicine at Derby will:
- Develop you into a confident, independent researcher by teaching you essential research skills
- Enable you to plan, execute, and evaluate your own biological research
- Give you a stand-alone research qualification or bridge the gap between an undergraduate degree and PhD
- Allow you to study full-time or part-time to support your other commitments
- Provide you with the opportunity to conduct a substantial research project within your field of interest and under expert supervision
We have specialised laboratory facilities available for your research projects. These include a molecular laboratory housing qPCR and DGGE equipment, an imaging suite, human cell culture facility, a dedicated microbiology laboratory, and an analytical suite housing GC/MS, HPLC, AAS, UV-Vis, IC as well as a scanning electron microscope and transmission microscope.
Strong industry connections
We have strong connections with the Royal Derby Hospital and other health care providers.
Experienced teaching team
Our staff expertise covers a diverse range of subjects and we have previously offered research projects in the following areas: human lifestyle and socio-economic drivers of disease risk, virology, microbiology and cancer research. Research systems at the larger spatial scale include investigating human lifestyle and socio-economic drivers of disease risk.