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This programme aims to give you a firm foundation in biomedical research by enhancing your knowledge, understanding and critical awareness of the scientific method and practical experience in an area related to your interests. Taught units provide intensive training in research methodology, experimental design, statistical analyses and data interpretation. Skills training in verbal and written communication is also emphasised.
The core of the programme is an eight-month research project, conducted within one of the University of Bristol's internationally recognised research groups in either the Faculty of Health Sciences or the Faculty of Life Sciences. Opportunities will be available in laboratory or clinical-based investigations.
The programme is suitable for medical,
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Graduates in a biological (or related) science or medical subject will normally be expected to hold an upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent).
Applicants intercalating from the professional programmes of medicine, dentistry and veterinary sciences will need to have successfully completed year three before they can be considered for this programme. Graduates of these professional programmes are also eligible to apply.
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Founded in 1876, the University of Bristol combines a proud tradition of academic excellence with an independent and forward-thinking spirit. We attract the best and brightest students from more than 150 countries, creating a rich and exciting international community.Read more
As a geneticist, I have found it fascinating to be studying alongside health care professionals. Hearing about real cases has brought the subject matter to life for me.
The way the course is structured means that both part-time and full-time students all study together and there is a nice balance between practical sessions and lectures.
The department is a really supportive environment. Staff go out of their way to help you and answer your questions, whether they are study related or about life at the University.
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