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Biomaterials MRes


Course Description

This programme comprises one major research project in Biomaterials, which can be based in the University or in industry, plus six taught modules, five compulsory and one optional. It is open to those with an upper second-class Honours degree in Science, Health Science or Engineering, and can be taken on a full- or part-time basis.

The five compulsory modules are:

Introduction to Materials*
Materials Characterisation
Biomaterials
Effective Project Management
Presentation and Communication Skills/Team Skills Development
You may choose one (or two*) options from:

Degradation of Materials in the Body
Nanochemistry
Polymer Science and Soft Matter
Tissue Engineering
*If you have a background in Materials Science, you will take an additional option in place of Introduction to Materials.

We recommend that you start the course at the beginning of the academic year. However, if your background is in Materials Science, then you may start at any time of the year.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open day (Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Visit the Biomaterials MRes page on the University of Birmingham website for more details!

Entry Requirements

An upper second-class Honours degree or equivalent in Science, Health Sciences or Engineering

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