University of Derby: MRes Molecular Medicine

InstitutionUniversity of Derby View institution profile
Department Life Sciences
Telephone 01332 591167
Study type Taught


**This course enables you to gain a stand-alone research qualification or bridge the gap between an undergraduate degree and a PhD whilst raising your profile as a confident and independent researcher.**

**Studying a masters degree in Molecular Medicine at the University of Derby will:**

- Develop you into a confident, independent researcher by teaching you essential research skills

- Enable you to plan, execute, and evaluate your own research

- Give you a stand-alone research qualification or bridge the gap between an undergraduate degree and PhD

- Allow you to study full-time or part-time to support your other commitments

- Provide you with the opportunity to conduct a substantial research project within your field of interest and under expert supervision

You'll work with expert staff covering a diverse range of subjects - we have previously offered research projects in the following areas: human lifestyle and socio-economic drivers of disease risk, virology, microbiology and cancer research. Research systems at the larger spatial scale include investigating human lifestyle and socio-economic drivers of disease risk.

**Recent project themes have included:**

- The natural history of Human Papillomavirus in the Oropharynx

- Cardiac rehabilitation: mixed methods study

- The role of novel stable apelin analogues in stem cell regeneration, neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation

- Anti-oxidative effects of novel long acting apelin analogues

- The effects of Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) on the invasion of transformed early trophobalst cells

**Your career:**
After completing our MRes in Molecular Medicine, you’ll be in a stronger position to secure a career within your field of interest. Career opportunities that may be available to you upon completion of this course are: research associate, analytical consultant, scientific writer, laboratory manager, or scientific advisor.

Should you wish to continue your learning experience beyond masters level, our course will prepare you for further study towards a PhD.


University of Derby

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At the University of Derby, your future is our focus; with expert academics bringing a wealth of industry experience, continuous investment in cutting-edge facilities and research, and fantastic support for our students. Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, we offer a wide range of courses and study methods including full-time, part-time and online learning.

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