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The MRes programme is designed to provide a valuable postgraduate qualification that enables individuals who wish to improve their research skills to undertake a research project in the laboratory of an internationally renowned scientist. The programme would be ideal for someone thinking of undertaking a PhD but wishing to learn more about research. It also offers the award of a postgraduate certificate thus maximising accessibility to individuals working in industry or higher education, both at home or abroad. The programme consists of two stages: Stage 1 (October - January): students complete taught modules totalling 60 credits, which can lead to the award of a Postgraduate Certificate in Biosciences. All modules are compulsory. Modules: ? Research Techniques in Biosciences (20 credits) ? Data Handling and Statistics (20 credits) ? Key Skills in Research Practice (20 credits) ? Stage 2 (February - September): students complete a practical project (100 credits), selected by the student in combination with academic staff in one of the School?s research groups and present a poster and a talk. The School has four Research Divisions: ? Organizms & Environment ? Molecular Biosciences ? Pathophysiology & Repair ? Neuroscience These Research Divisions collectively attracts tens of millions of pounds of research funding annually. Supported by world-class facilities, the School is able to provide major research opportunities. Satisfactory completion of Stages 1 & 2 (180 credits) will lead to the award of a Master of Research (MRes) degree in Biosciences. For further course details, please see: http:www.cf.ac.ukbiosidegreeprogrammespostgraduateresearchmresinbiosciencesindex.html

The MRes programme is designed to provide a valuable postgraduate qualification that enables individuals who wish to improve their research skills to undertake a research project in the laboratory of an internationally renowned scientist. The programme would be ideal for someone thinking of undertaking a PhD but wishing to learn more about research. It also offers the award of a postgraduate...

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