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University of Aberdeen: Medical Sciences

Institution University of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition View department profile
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught


Providing you with a leading-edge experience of medical sciences research through delivery of a research-led, in-lab, project-centred MRes, with an extended laboratory research project supervised by leading molecular bioscience researchers. This programme will provide you with the opportunity to gain comprehensive medical sciences research experience by undertaking an extended laboratory research project supervised by leading molecular bioscience researchers in the Institute of Medical Sciences, or the adjoining Rowett Institute.

The Institute of Medical Sciences is equipped with state of the art cytometry, genomics, proteomics and imaging facilities to ensure a top-class research experience. You will thereby be equipped with knowledge and skills needed to secure subsequent PhD training in academia, or employment in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. You will study elective courses in molecular medicine, genome-enabled medicine and bioinformatics, cardiovascular sciences, molecular genetics, immunology and microbiology, each taught in the context of health and disease. The clinical relevance is directly strengthened by the location of the teaching on one of the largest health campuses in Europe, with Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on site, and by the input of clinicians into the MSc training and research projects.

Master of Research - MRes

University of Aberdeen
School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition

The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences, and Nutrition provides a dynamic, world-class teaching, learning and research environment creating opportunities for greater knowledge and scientific discovery that will underpin maintaining good health and the treatment of disease.

Top UK University 
University of AberdeenWe are proud to be ranked 2nd in the UK for Medicine in the Guardian University League Table 2022 and 3rd in the UK for Sports Science and 3rd in the UK for Anatomy and Physiology according to the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022. …

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