Queen Mary University of London

Course Introduction

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: 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; develop the skills you need to conduct cardiovascular biomedical research; enable you to contribute to the research culture and knowledge base in healthcare; provide a solid basis for further study.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) European Fees
1 year
Full Time
Masters in Research (MRes) Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a minimum of an upper-second class honours degree in Biomedical science or a related discipline.
  • International entry requirements: The minimum English Language Requirements for entry to Taught Postgraduate degree programmes within the William Harvey Institute are: IELTS: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing and Speaking, and 5.5 in Reading and Listening; TOEFL: 92 overall including 21 in Writing and Speaking, 18 in Reading and 17 in Listening; PTE Academic: 62 overall including 57 in Writing and Speaking, and 51 in Reading and Listening; C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 176 overall including 169 in Writing and Speaking, and 162 in Reading and Listening; C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 176 overall including 169 in Writing and Speaking, and 162 in Reading and Listening.
  • IELTS score: 6.5