St George's, University of London

Course Introduction

This specialist programme is aimed at those interested in understanding how basic cell pathways can be subverted during cancer development. 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. This compelling course enables you to continue that pioneering work, A Master of Research in Biomedical Science - Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer 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. Students 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. For students who wish to pursue a career in biomedical research - whether in academia, industry or government - the course will open up a world of opportunities. Many St George?s students have gone on to work in a variety of exciting and fulfilling careers in the biotech industry.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £13,000 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £13,000 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) £22,500 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should normally have, or be expected to achieve, a minimum second class degree (2:2). For healthcare graduates a pass is required.
  • International entry requirements: If students native language is not English, they will need to provide evidence of their English language ability. Students should have an IELTS Overall 6.5 with 6.0 in Listening, 6.0 in Reading, 6.0 in Writing and 6.0 in Speaking; Pearson Test: Pearson (PTE Academic) Test overall 67 with 67 in Listening, 67 in Reading, 67 in Writing, 67 in Speaking; Cambridge English Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) overall 185 with no less than 176 in each section; Cambridge English: Proficiency overall 185 with no less than 176 in each section.
  • IELTS score: 6.5