MSc Biomedical Science (by Research)
This degree provide a means by which students can gain an in depth knowledge of a particular area of biomedical research and become familiar with general and specific research methods and laboratory practice. This is achieved by 9 months full-time work in a laboratory as part of an established research group and some direct learning of research methods by participation in the graduate training programme. This is followed by a 3 month writing up period, when a thesis will be produced, which will be the means by which the degree is assessed.
12 months full time or 24 months part time
At least a second class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology or a related subject.
Candidates holding other academic qualifications may also be considered for admission provided they have substantial relevant professional experience. Interviews and/or qualifying essays may be used to determine the suitability of applicants who do not meet the criteria outlined above.
If you are an Overseas Applicant, the deadline for submitting your application to study on our postgraduate programmes commencing in October 2013 in the Faculty of Health and Medicine, is Thursday 15 August 2013, as from this date there will be insufficient time remaining before the start of the programme for us to be able to make a decision in time for you to apply for and obtain a Visa.
Applications from overseas candidates for study on postgraduate programmes with later or flexible start dates will continue to be accepted.
For full time UK/EU students the fee range is £3828-£8828 per annum inclusive of bench fees, which are determined according to the requirements of the research project to be undertaken. The basic fee exclusive of bench fees for UK/EU students is £3828 per annum and for Overseas students £13990 per annum.
A project-specific bench fee of £1000, £2000, £3000, £4000 or £5000 per annum will be charged in addition to the basic fee. Applicants will be informed of the bench fee in their offer letter. In circumstances where a research project requires the use of exceptionally expensive materials, a higher bench fee may be charged.
Please ask if you require information about part-time fees.
Dr Paul McKean, Postgraduate Admissions Tutor, Division of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ.
Phone:- 01524 592615