Aberystwyth University: Parasite Control (Masters in Research (MRes))

InstitutionAberystwyth University View institution profile
Department Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Web http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/
Email ibers@aber.ac.uk
Telephone 01970 621986
Study type Taught

Summary

This 1 year course leads to an internationally recognised MRes qualification that will provide training in transferable skills essential for those wishing to pursue post-graduate PhD, commercial or industrial research opportunities. Specifically focusing on parasites and the diseases that they cause, you will gain expert knowledge in the detection, prevention and control of protozoan as well as metazoan animal and human pathogens. You will be trained in specialisms including biochemistry, molecular biology, whole organism/cell culture and manipulation, bioinformatics, proteomics, transcriptomics, genomics, functional genomics, drug discovery, vaccinology, biomarker discovery, genetics/epigenetics, epidemiology, vector/intermediate host biology and ecology.

At the end of the course you will understand how interdisciplinary methods can be brought to bear on controlling some of the deadliest infectious organisms on the planet and be ready to pursue your career in parasitology.

Sponsorship info

https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/postgrad/fees-finance/

2 course options

Qualification Masters in Research (MRes)
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

BSc honours degree (2:1) in a related subject at undergraduate level and accompanying references. We will consider applicants with other experience which gives an equivalent basis for entry. You application will be assessed by the Scheme coordinator and the proposed supervisor as to the quality of the proposed project and suitability of student to the project.

Assessment

The taught modules are assessed by scientific writing assignments (such as reports, critical reviews, essays and journalistic articles), presentations, contribution to group discussions in seminars and online assignments.

Subsequent successful submission of your dissertation leads to the award of an MRes.

Modules

https://courses.aber.ac.uk/postgraduate/parasite-control/#coursecontent

Location Penglais Campus
Penglais Road
Ceredigion
Aberystwyth
SY23 3AR

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