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The Cancer Sciences MRes is a one year, full time programme introduced to offer postgraduate training to suitably qualified science students who are interested in research careers in cancer. It is a stand-alone programme that would be of particular interest to students who wish to apply for further training at PhD level.
Designed to offer life and biomedical science graduates the opportunity to gain research training through practical experience in a leading cancer research centre.
A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in the life sciences or biomedical sciences. We normally expect this to be at the 2(i) level or higher, but will also consider promising students who have not quite achieved this level.
With over 1,000 academic staff and researchers, and around £80m new research funding per year, it represents a major international centre for biomedical research.
Daniel is an enthusiastic person who has great communication skills. He also believes that in order to be able to fully focus on one's work, one needs to be able to have fun as well. As such, he is a member of the University of Birmingham's Archery club as well as undertaking his postgraduate degree. He completed his undergraduate degree at Aston University doing BSc Biomedical Science with Professional Placement in 2015.
Daniel is a postgraduate mentor, you can contact him online with questions or read further about his experience at the University of Birmingham on his mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/daniel-adams/
Jidnyasa is pursing an MRes Cancer Sciences at one of the leading universities in the UK, and the world at large. The University of Birmingham is well renowned in the field of biosciences, especially cancer research, and Jidnyasa feels fortunate enough to achieve her goal here.
Jidnyasa is a postgraduate mentor, you can contact her online with questions or read further about her experience at the University of Birmingham on her mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/jidnyasa-gujar/
The College of Medical and Dental Sciences is the largest of the University of Birmingham’s five Colleges. With over 1,000 academic staff and researchers, and around £80m new research funding per year, it represents a major international centre for biomedical research.
Our overall research objective is to develop and promote excellence in basic and clinical science with an ultimate goal of delivering improvements in human health. We take pride in a truly translational pipeline, delivering cutting edge clinical trials and patient studies, underpinned by cell and molecular biology research on both model organisms and humans.
Situated in the largest healthcare region in the country, the College of Medical and Dental Sciences has a vast and impressive range of facilities which support both its teaching and research activities. Researchers have access to world leading facilities which are equipped with the latest cutting edge research instrumentation and managed by highly trained technical staff.
At the College of Medical and Dental Sciences we are shaping the future of health and medicine through the provision of innovative education and exceptional research, delivered by world-leading academics and supported by a diverse range of committed and high-performing Professional Services staff.
Each year the College trains more than 400 medical students, including a Graduate Entry cohort. Nearly one third of our medical students intercalate on a choice of programmes after the second, third or fourth year of their course. We also train 70 dental students, 20 biomedical materials science students, 180 biomedical science students, 140 nursing students, 70 pharmacy students and 60 physician associate students. Clinical teaching takes place at all hospitals in Birmingham and many of the hospitals across the region.
There are also approximately 520 postgraduate taught students and 450 research students in the College, managed by a cross-College Graduate School. The College has excellent library and reference facilities, including the Barnes Library and the Doug Ellis Learning Hub, which complement the wider facilities available to students on campus.
The University’s Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry opened its doors to students and patients in April 2016. The new facility is the first integrated, stand-alone dental hospital and school to be built in the UK for almost 40 years.
The Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry provides world-class research facilities and a modern learning environment for more than 600 undergraduate and postgraduate students and trainees. The £50 million building has been built especially for our student’s advancement, and will bring dental teaching in the Midlands into the 21st century.
This programme offers you the opportunity to advance your practice through selection of modules designed to enhance your ability to take on roles in advanced practice. Invaluable to your career progression, it will enable you to lead and transform service delivery through research-informed clinical practice.
The aim of the Advanced Critical Care Practitioner programme is to develop a new professional able to safely fulfil a proportion of those roles currently only undertaken by medically qualified intensive care trainees in the National Health Service.
The MSc Advanced Practice in Healthcare (International) is aimed at healthcare professionals from a variety of clinical backgrounds from across the globe with a range of skills who want to develop their research skills and clinical expertise.
Designed to prepare you to interact with the world’s most advanced biological and clinical datasets - this programme will prepare you for careers, or further graduate work, in the omics-enabled biosciences.
Providing you with an in-depth knowledge of the field and allowing you to gain practical experience working as part of leading research groups in the Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences you will investigate molecular, physiological and pathological processes underlying cardiovascular homeostasis in health and disease.
This programme will equip you with the necessary ethos, critical evaluative skills and technical competence to pursue a research career in the in vivo sciences.
The Cancer Sciences MRes is a one year, full time programme introduced to offer postgraduate training to suitably qualified science students who are interested in research careers in cancer.
This programme provides a first step in research training for health professionals currently working in clinical areas who want to develop a health related research component to their career.
This interdisciplinary programme is for experienced professionals working with people with neuropsychiatric disorders associated with neurodegeneration, brain injury, and other neurological illness (principally doctors, neurologists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, clinical psychologists and psychologists intending to become clinical psychologists).
For health care professionals from diverse backgrounds who wish to expand their knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of oncology, this full-time programme is particularly suitable for medical professionals with an interest in clinical, medical, surgical and translational oncology.
A programme for health care professionals from diverse backgrounds who wish to expand their knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of oncology, including medical and oncology trainees, nurses, pharmacists, radiographers, vets, and clinical trial co-ordinators.
This framework is designed for junior doctors who have been awarded a place as an Academic Clinical Fellow. It meets the requirements set out by NIHR for accredited academic experience, whilst leaving the student free to maintain their primary focus on gaining a fellowship (Wellcome, MRC etc).
This Masters programme will provide you with an excellent foundation in clinical trials, covering the theoretical and practical aspects of the design, conduct, analysis and interpretation of clinical trials.
This programme provides a foundation in key materials science principles and training skills for successful research and publication, towards the development of the next generation of materials and processes.
Across 3 modules you will gain knowledge of initial target identification, target validation, preclinical development, all the way through to clinical trial designs, thus providing a line of sight from patient to drug target.
Advances in genomic technologies are transforming personalised medicine for inherited diseases, cancer and infectious diseases. Birmingham’s Genomic Medicine Programme provides a multi-disciplinary perspective on genomics and its applications in clinical practice and scientific research.
This programme is ideally suited to the needs of future health data scientists, enabling them to perform analyses and develop novel tools and methods for this rapidly growing field.
The MSc in Health Economics and Econometrics is ideal for new graduates hoping to pursue a career in health economics or for those currently working in the health care sector who wish to develop skills in health economics.
Aimed at health care professionals and managers, as well as new graduates, this programme provides an introduction to the central issues in health economics and health policy involved in the management of primary health care.
This is a full-time 1 year MSc programme suitable for biomedical or life scientists who wish to acquire an extensive knowledge and key skills relating to the fundamental molecular and cellular regulation of immunity and its application to the treatment of disease.
This programme is designed to provide healthcare educators and other healthcare professional trainers with the knowledge and skills to design, develop and facilitate effective simulation training and education.
This 2-year postgraduate programme leads to eligibility to register as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery council in either adult nursing, mental health nursing, or children's nursing. This programme will provide graduates meeting the entry requirements the opportunity to undertake a two year postgraduate Master of Science degree in Nursing.
The University of Birmingham has been training Physician Associates (formerly Physician Assistants) since January 2008. As one of the longest running programmes in the country, we are delighted to offer this opportunity to graduates to make a valuable contribution to the nation’s health.
This is a top-up programme designed for students who have already graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Physician Assistant/Associate Studies from a UK or Irish university. This a flexible programme so you can work professionally while studying for your Masters.
A multi-professional course to enable you to develop the consultation and prescribing skills required to qualify as an independent prescriber within your area of practice. This 40 credit Masters course (level 7) is delivered part time over 6 months and comprises two compulsory 20 credit modules which are taken consecutively.
This modular multidisciplinary programme in public health is designed to provide academic training to professionals currently working in, or who wish to work in, the public health field.
The MPH (Global Health) is a strand of the Master in Public Health programme and is aimed at professionals already working in low-and middle-income countries or those aiming in the future to work in health care in such setting.
The MPH (HTA) is a strand of the Master in Public Health (MPH) programme for those students who wish to specialise in public health with health technology assessment. This multidisciplinary MPH provides firm grounding in the range of skills and disciplines essential to public health and health technology assessment.
The aim of this programme is to provide students with an enhanced preparation for continuing academic study or Part A of the Membership of the Faculty of Public Health (UK) examination.
A deep understanding of the molecular mechanism at the basis of physiology and disease is key to develop novel treatments for diseases such as cancer, diabetes or Alzheimer's.
This taught programme provides you with an overview of common conditions in respiratory medicine, their diagnosis and management, and the balance of public health, community and secondary care input to the overall service delivery in the speciality.
The University of Birmingham School of Dentistry is an acknowledged world leader in innovative online dental education. This new blended learning MSc in Restorative Dentistry has been designed and developed by a large team of experts, with an awareness of the needs of contemporary dentists.
The MSc Trauma Science programme aims to enable exploration of the theoretical basis of trauma science in general with a route to particular specialisms depending on the cohort need.