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Medical Sciences - MSc (by Research)


Lancaster University    Lancaster Medical School

Full time & Part time See Course MSc, Other 12 months full-time, 24 months part time

About the course

During the MSc by Research you will undertake a nine month research project with a three month write up of your dissertation.

In the course of your year of research we will train you in how to design, conduct, analyse and write up a medical sciences-related research project. You supervisor will be drawn from our academic staff. Depending on the project this may also involve partners from a local NHS trust.

You will learn to design, conduct and report independent and original research; to critically evaluate relevant literature; to develop problem solving skills; to analyse research data; to communicate the results of research; to understand scholarly conventions in the discipline area; and to have respect for intellectual integrity and the ethics of research.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Undergraduate medical 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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