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  Medical Genetics - MRes

Newcastle University    Medical Sciences Graduate School

Full time September MRes 1 year full time
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

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The Medical Genetics MRes programme at Newcastle University offers a unique opportunity to tailor your own course by selecting modules from a wide range of options. With a focus on research-informed teaching, you will delve into the fascinating field of medical genetics and gain training in general research principles and key skills. The highlight of the programme is a 24-week research project supervised by expert academics. Entry requirements include a minimum 2:1 honours degree in a life science or related discipline, or an MBBS/BDS degree. Medical and dental students seeking an intercalation option are also welcome. Practical laboratory experience is desirable but not essential. The programme equips you for a career in scientific research in academia or industry, and serves as excellent preparation for a PhD. The Faculty of Medical Sciences offers state-of-the-art facilities, including dedicated research laboratories and a medical library.

About the course

You'll develop your own bespoke course with our broad range of taught modules. You'll then complete a 24-week research project.

Our teaching is research-informed. Course content changes to reflect developments in:

  • the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback

Medical genetics is a competitive research area. Your studies will be centered around academia. You'll also have an opportunity to access industry experience in some cases.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

- a life science or related discipline
- or an MBBS/BDS degree

This programme accepts both medical and dental students wishing to take a master's degree as an intercalation. You will need to have successfully completed your third or fourth year of study.

Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background.

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