In today’s globalised world, and amongst the medical and public health fraternity, there is an urgent need to prioritise global disease management, particularly taking into account the varying diseases that affect both high and low income countries. This specialist pathway will enable you to understand key disease that contribute significantly to overall mortality and morbidity across the globe. 

students studying

  One year, full time
 

UK and EU/EEA application deadline: 30 July 2017

Non-EU (international) application deadline: 30 July 2017

  Study location: St George’s, University of London

Biomedical scientists work at the cutting edge of research and medicine, helping to solve some of the most threatening diseases and conditions facing mankind. St George’s boasts a renowned heritage in this field, constantly developing new and innovative solutions to enhance diagnosis, prevention and treatment of numerous diseases.  Edward Jenner, “The Father of Immunology” who successfully performed the first vaccination against smallpox was based at St George’s.  More recently, our research includes a focus on tuberculosis, malaria and HIV in low and middle income countries.

This compelling course enables you to continue that pioneering work, A Master of Research in Biomedical Science - Global Health Diseases will provide you with the skills, knowledge and experience for a rewarding career in biomedical science or to progress on to a fulfilling research degree such as a PhD. 

You can look forward to working directly alongside high calibre researchers who are leading and respected experts in their fields. You will learn numerous, valuable transferable skills including; critical appraisal, problem solving, research techniques, accessing technology for FRET and TURF, utilising large data, numeracy and presenting skills.

Highlights

  • Excellent Image Resource and Biomedical Research facilities to gain strong research knowledge and skills
  • Shared campus with one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK
  • Expertise in clinical, epidemiological and laboratory research within the University and St George’s Hospital

 Tuition Fees*

2017 entry

UK and EU: £10,815

Non-EU (international): £22,000

*Fees are reviewed annually

Funding your study

We have a range of funding opportunities available for students.

Students may be eligible for:

  • Postgraduate Loans of £10,280 are available. Find out more information about Postgraduate Loans at Fees and Funding
  • For more information on Career Development Loans visit Gov.uk
  • Alumni discount. If you're a former St George's student you can qualify for an additional 10% discount from this course. Learn more

 


 

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What does ‘subject to validation’ mean?

Validation is the process by which the University approves a new course to ensure that it meets the high standards required by the Senate of St George’s, University of London. In the unlikely event that a programme is not validated, we will do our best to offer you an alternative course at the University. The final outcome of the University's validation process will be known in May 2017.


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