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  MPhil Molecular Medicine

University of Essex    School of Life Sciences

Full time & Part time October MPhil, Research Only 2 years full time / 4 years part time
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

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Unleash your potential with the MPhil Molecular Medicine programme at the School of Life Sciences. Dive into cutting-edge research spanning from genes to ecosystems, with a focus on molecular medicine at the basic-clinical interface. Collaborate on projects involving cancer biology, immunology, drug design, and more, alongside NHS and regional hospitals. Benefit from world-class supervision, training opportunities, and Proficio funding for conferences and courses. Engage with a vibrant research community and access state-of-the-art facilities including automated laboratories, high-performance computing clusters, and advanced bioimaging suites. Your journey will be guided by expert supervisors, ensuring your technical and intellectual growth. Postgraduates have gone on to secure postdoctoral positions and careers in biomedical laboratories and pharmaceutical industries worldwide. To join this prestigious programme, you'll need a good honours or Masters degree in a related field and a compelling research proposal. Elevate your career in molecular medicine with us.

About the course

Research in our School of Life Sciences covers a wide spectrum of biology from genes to ecosystems, and this broad-based structure provides opportunities for developing novel ideas and inter-disciplinary projects. We offer supervision in all areas of staff expertise in molecular medicine and our research is at the basic-clinical interface and we employ a range of techniques for studying diseases at the molecular and cellular level. We have current projects on cancer and stem cell biology, viruses and infection, basic and reproductive immunology, translational and clinical proteomics, drug design, and genomics and computational biology. Many projects are in collaboration with the NHS and regional

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Entry Requirements

You will need a good honours degree or a Masters degree, or equivalent, in a related subject. A well-developed research proposal is also essential.

You will normally be required to attend an interview/Skype interview for acceptance, and acceptance is subject to research expertise in the department.

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Get in touch with any questions you may have about the qualifications we accept. Remember to tell us about the qualifications you have already completed or are currently taking.

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