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Newcastle University: Epidemiology

Institution Newcastle University View institution profile
Department Faculty of Medical Sciences
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Study type Taught

Summary

Our Epidemiology MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.

Applications for this course are now open You can now apply for September 2021 entry using our postgraduate application portal.

The course is designed for graduates with a BSc in the life sciences or other science disciplines, and for intercalating and fully qualified MBBS or BDS students. It can be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route onto a PhD or MD.

The taught component of the course includes subject-specific content in the area of epidemiology. You have the flexibility to develop your own bespoke course by selecting additional, complementary modules. You will also participate in training in general research principles, and other professional and key skills.

You will study a subject-specific module in clinical epidemiology that provides theoretical and practical understanding of: •the value, theoretical basis and practicalities of epidemiology •approaches to epidemiological research.

It covers the basic epidemiology of cancer, children's health and adult onset diseases, with an emphasis on practical application.

Your research project comprises the major element of the course. This project will involve 24 weeks of research in an area of epidemiology under the supervision of an expert academic researcher in the field.

The course allows you to experience an internationally competitive research area, predominantly in academia but also potentially in industry.

Epidemiology MRes is closely linked to a suite of MRes courses that you may also be interested in: •Ageing and Health MRes •Animal Behaviour MRes •Biotechnology and Business Enterprise MRes •Cancer MRes •Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease MRes •Cell Signalling in Health and Disease MRes •Diabetes MRes •Evolution and Human Behaviour MRes •Immunobiology MRes •Medical Genetics MRes •Medical Molecular Biosciences MRes •Mitochondrial Biology and Medicine MRes •Molecular Microbiology MRes •Musculoskeletal Ageing (CIMA) MRes •Neuromuscular Diseases MRes •Neuroscience MRes •Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine MRes •Systems Biology MRes •Toxicology MRes •Translational Medicine and Therapeutics MRes •Transplantation MRes.

Faculty of Medical Sciences Graduate School:

Our Medical Sciences Graduate School is dedicated to providing you with information, support and advice throughout your research degree studies. We can help and advise you on a variety of queries relating to your studies, funding or welfare.

Our Research Student Development Programme supports and complements your research whilst developing your professional skills and confidence.

You will make an on-going assessment of your own development and training needs through personal development planning (PDP) in the ePortfolio system. Our organised external events and development programme have been mapped against the Vitae Researcher Development Framework to help you identify how best to meet your training and development needs.

Master of Research - MRes

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About us
A Global Top 125 university (QS World University Rankings 2023), Newcastle University is dedicated to excellence, creativity and innovation, pioneering solutions that can change our world.

Through world-class research it tackles some of the biggest challenges facing society globally, leading in its key strengths of ageing and health, data, energy, cities, culture and creative arts. The UK’s Research Excellence Framework 2021 assessed its research as world-leading with outstanding impact.

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