Master of Research in Medicine (MRes)

Hong Kong

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The award
MRes

How long you will study
1 year

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About Master of Research in Medicine at The University of Hong Kong

The Master of Research in Medicine (MRes[Med]) programme aims to provide structured research training to MBBS students of The University of Hong Kong while they are in the medical school. With the objective of nurturing a research culture among MBBS students, the programme will enable them to develop lifelong clinical and/or laboratory research skills and the ability to engage in research effectively. On completion of the programme, students will have demonstrated by presenting a dissertation that they have acquired an acceptable level of knowledge and understanding in a chosen field of study.

The programme comprises both coursework (21 credits) and hands-on research training (48 credits) leading to a 20,000-word dissertation, with the coursework and hands-on research training to be completed within the intercalated year and the dissertation to be submitted by the end of MBBS Year 6. The MRes[Med] degree will be awarded to candidates who satisfactorily complete all the curriculum requirements of the MBBS degree.

Entrance scholarships covering full composition fee and scholarships based on research progress may be available for eligible candidates.

The programme is recognised as a quotable qualification by the Medical Council of Hong Kong.

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  • The awardMResHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 year
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Notes about fees for this course

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Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to the courses leading to a taught postgraduate qualification, a candidate:

a) shall comply with the General Regulations;

b) shall hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;

c) shall satisfy any other admission requirements which may be prescribed from time to time for the relevant curriculum; and

d) for a candidate who is seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, shall satisfy the University English language requirement applicable to high degrees as prescribed under General Regulation G2(b).

An application for exemption from the above requirements shall be considered on a case by case basis.

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