The aim of this programme is to give you a broad-based training in biomedical research, with a focus on cardiovascular science. This includes an introduction to cardiovascular development, the development of cardiovascular disease, organ function and dysfunction, and the cardiovascular system in reproduction and inflammation.
You will gain an integrated view of the physiology and pathology of cardiovascular system from both basic and clinical scientists.
You will attend research seminars and tutorials by senior clinicians and basic scientists, and conduct research projects in our internationally renowned laboratories in the Centre for Cardiovascular Science.
You will also deliver research-orientated presentations and gain skills in critical reading of scientific literature and in the writing of scientific reports.
This is the ideal programme for high-calibre students who wish to progress to a PhD in cardiovascular science.
An undergraduate degree, with an excellent or very good classification (equivalent to first or upper second class honours in the UK), in a relevant biological discipline, or a medical/veterinary degree.
Recipient: University of Edinburgh
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