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Cardiovascular Biology MScR


Course Description

Research profile

The aim of this programme is to give you a broad-based training in biomedical research, with a focus on cardiovascular science. This includes an introduction to cardiovascular development, the development of cardiovascular disease, organ function and dysfunction, and the cardiovascular system in reproduction and inflammation.

You will gain an integrated view of the physiology and pathology of cardiovascular system from both basic and clinical scientists.

Programme structure

You will attend research seminars and tutorials by senior clinicians and basic scientists, and conduct research projects in our internationally renowned laboratories in the Centre for Cardiovascular Science.

You will also deliver research-orientated presentations and gain skills in critical reading of scientific literature and in the writing of scientific reports.

Career opportunities

This is the ideal programme for high-calibre students who wish to progress to a PhD in cardiovascular science.

Visit the Cardiovascular Biology MScR page on the University of Edinburgh website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant biological discipline, or a medical/veterinary degree. All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Last Updated

01 November 2016

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