Cardiac and Vascular MedicineCharterhouse Square
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Rank: 35 (TCUG)
Location: Charterhouse Square
Study mode full-time
Degree: Masters by research
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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Queen Mary University of London evaluation:
13.0 : 1
Medicine and surgery evaluation:
Do you want to be part of the UK biomedical translational agenda? Do you have the skills to take molecular concepts and apply them to in vivo studies? Are you interested in finding out why inflammation is at the root of society's contemporary disoders such as heart disease and cancer? Do you think you might like to do a PhD but lack all the necessary skills? If these are some of your thoughts about your future, then this is the programme for you. This course provides state-of-the-art practical training in modern molecular and cellular pharmacological techniques alongside their application to in vivo methods of pharmacological investigation of cardiac and vascular inflammatory disease mechanisms. The programme will deliver scientists adept in the crucial skill set needed for successful careers in UK Life Sciences, especially deeper phenotyping in cardiac and vascular inflammation research (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, pulmonary hypertension, hypertension, arrhythmia, nephrology or cancer). In particular this course is designed to provide a springboard for those individuals wishing to a PhD in this field of research. This programme will: 1. Give you state-of-the-art practical training in modern molecular and cellular pharmacological techniques, specialising in inflammation as it pertains to the heart and vasculature 2. Develop the skills you need to conduct cardiovascular biomedical research 3. Enable you to contribute to the research culture and knowledge base in healthcare 4. Provide a solid basis for further study.
A minimum of an upper-second class honours degree in Biomedical science or a related discipline.
IELTS: 7.0 (6.0 in W; 5.5 in R/L/S)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Queen Mary University of London.
About this university
Students travel to QMUL from some 150 countries around the world, creating a truly global community. Their website contains country specific information as well as information for students before they apply to the university. Once students are in London, there are various resources to help them adjust to their new life including a blog focusing on international students and their requirements. This is all run through the International Office who also offer help on matters such as immigration advice, scholarships and funding and help with accommodation during their stay. The Queen Mary Studentsâ€™ Union (QMSU) is the heart of student life and is based in the newly refurbished Studentsâ€™ Hub. It operates a range of services including a bar, cafÃ©, shop and student media including a newspaper, magazine, radio station and TV station. Students can also use the facilities at the Student Central in Bloomsbury, 15 minutes away by tube, the former University of London Union. They also offer support and representation services for students as part of the National Union of Students (NUS). There are over 190 different societies and clubs on offer for students ranging from sports to theatre and everything in the middle. There are also a number of volunteering opportunities for those who wish to give something back to the community. There is a health and fitness centre called QMotion as well as various sports facilities and team take part in the BUCS leagues. A busy social calendar means there are plenty of performing arts opportunities for students and the Drapers Bar is one of the best entertainment venues in the country.