St George's, University of London: Biomedical Science MRes - Global Health Diseases

InstitutionSt George's, University of London View institution profile
Department Biomedical Sciences
Web https://www.sgul.ac.uk/
Study type Taught

Summary

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.

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.

Master of Research - MRes

St George’s, University of London


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St George’s is the only UK university focused solely on medicine, healthcare and science. Our students are part of a community which is addressing society’s needs. Whether investigating antimicrobial resistance or finding solutions to the long-term management of chronic illnesses, St George’s tackles today’s challenges head-on.

We are also the only university embedded in a hospital, sharing a site with St George’s University Hospital Foundation Trust. Our facilities are first rate, offering access to state-of-the-art clinical and scientific educational resources.

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