Providing you with an in-depth knowledge of the field and allowing you to gain practical experience working as part of leading research groups in the Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences you will investigate molecular, physiological and pathological processes underlying cardiovascular homeostasis in health and disease.
The programme consists of compulsory taught and research elements. The taught aspects include training in key research skills including scientific writing, critical analysis of literature, presentation skills and a research toolkit module covering key experimental techniques. You will also study a specific module on cardiovascular science to ensure that you have a basic grounding of all aspects of the field and to introduce the topics and research questions on which your project will be based.
Alexandra started her BSc Human Biology with a Year in Computer Science degree at the University of Birmingham. After graduating in 2015, she started an MRes Cardiovascular Science and is currently doing her research component. While at Birmingham, Alexandra had a great chance to develop herself both academically and socially.
Alexandra is a postgraduate mentor, you can contact her online with questions or read further about her experience at the University of Birmingham on her mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/a-prendergast/
A good BSc Honours degree, normally first or upper second class, in a science subject (e.g. Biomedical Science, Biology, Biochemistry, etc.). Other equivalent qualifications and work experience will also be considered alongside University regulations.
2016/2017 UK/EU: £7,650 Non UK/EU £17,910
Recipient: University of Birmingham
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