Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease
Key Course Facts
Our Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.
Applications for this course are now open You can now apply for September 2021 entry using our postgraduate application portal.
The course is designed for graduates with a BSc in the life sciences or other science disciplines, and for intercalating and fully qualified MBBS or BDS students. It can be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route onto a PhD or MD.
The taught component of the course includes subject-specific content in the area of Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease. You have the flexibility to develop your own bespoke course by selecting additional, complementary modules. You will also participate in training in general research principles, and other professional and key skills.
Your research project comprises the major element of the course. This project will involve 24 weeks of research in an area of Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease under the supervision of an expert academic researcher in the field.
The course allows you to experience an internationally competitive research area, predominantly in academia but also potentially in industry.
Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease MRes is closely linked to a suite of MRes courses that you may also be interested in: •Ageing and Health MRes •Animal Behaviour MRes •Biotechnology and Business Enterprise MRes •Cancer MRes •Diabetes MRes •Epidemiology MRes •Evolution and Human Behaviour MRes •Immunobiology MRes •Medical Genetics MRes •Medical Molecular Biosciences MRes •Mitochondrial Biology and Medicine MRes •Molecular Microbiology MRes •Musculoskeletal Ageing (CIMA) MRes •Neuromuscular Diseases MRes •Neuroscience MRes •Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine MRes •Systems Biology MRes •Toxicology MRes •Translational Medicine and Therapeutics MRes •Transplantation MRes
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Our Research Student Development Programme supports and complements your research whilst developing your professional skills and confidence.
You will make an on-going assessment of your own development and training needs through personal development planning (PDP) in the ePortfolio system. Our organised external events and development programme have been mapped against the Vitae Researcher Development Framework to help you identify how best to meet your training and development needs.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Foundation / Pathway Courses
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease, MRes, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in: • a life science or related discipline • or an MBBS/BDS degree with high grades Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background. International Students: To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills). Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course. Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests. The equivalent academic qualifications that we accept are listed on our country pages. You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate. You'll need to get this before you can get your visa or study on this programme. We'll let you know about the ATAS requirement in your offer letter.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Newcastle University
Founded in 1834, Newcastle University is located in the small city of Newcastle upon Tyne. Less than an hour’s bus ride from the coast, this institution of higher education offers Undergraduates modern lecture theatres, state-of-the-art laboratories, and spaces for socialising and for being creative such as their Fine Arts Hub. Postgraduate students have their own library, complete with a laptop loan system and assistance from knowledgeable librarians to ensure that students have every means of succeeding.
Student composition of Newcastle University