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University of Reading

Whiteknights , Reading Berkshire ,United Kingdom

MSc by Research Biomedicine

Full Time: 12 months
Start date: September 2020
Our MSc by Research Biomedicine is an exciting course and will provide you with broad research training to prepare for a career in biomedical research.
This course is also suitable in preparation for subsequent PhD studies and for students planning a research career in industry or academia.
You will spend your first term undertaking a number of taught modules to prepare you for your research project. This includes a research skills module in which you will gain hands-on training in advanced techniques such as confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, cloning, in situ hybridisation and bioinformatics.
You will then choose research projects to pursue for the rest of the course in areas such as cancer biology, cardiovascular disease, stem cells and regenerative biology, microbiology and genetics.

Intakes

  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in a biological sciences subject (such as biomedical sciences, biological sciences, biochemistry or microbiology).