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  Biomedical Science - MSc (by Research)


Lancaster University    Division of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Full time See Course MSc, MRes, Other 12 months full-time
Biological Sciences (4)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with Lancaster University's MSc Biomedical Science by Research programme. Delve into cutting-edge research areas such as global health, cancer biology, and drug discovery under the guidance of world-leading experts. Over 12 months, you will conduct independent research, honing your laboratory skills and contributing valuable insights to the scientific community. The programme structure includes nine months of hands-on laboratory work, a tailored graduate training programme, and a focused dissertation period. Through close mentorship, you will enhance your analytical abilities, data interpretation skills, and critical thinking prowess. Upon completion, you will emerge with a deep understanding of advanced research techniques and a solid foundation for diverse career paths in healthcare, industry, or academia. Whether you aspire to pursue a PhD or excel in the biomedical field, this programme equips you with the expertise and confidence to thrive. Join us in shaping the future of biomedical science – your journey starts here.

About the course

Lancaster’s MSc Biomedical Science by Research offers you an exciting opportunity to undertake and manage your own research project, allowing you to gain valuable laboratory experience and forge important relationships in the professional sphere.

Areas of research fall within, but are not limited to, the diverse biomedical portfolio of our academic staff - global health, cancer biology, diseases of the brain, infectious disease, drug discovery, biology of ageing and biomedical ethics.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a related subject. Undergraduate MBChB students intercalating between 4th and 5th years of study require a top quartile outcome in MBChB finals.

We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.

If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.


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