With diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and malaria killing millions of people every year and recent outbreaks of Ebola and Zika devastating populations around the world, there is a pressing need to accelerate research into infectious diseases. This specialist pathway will equip you with a critical understanding of infection, immunity, and the cellular and molecular processes involved. 

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  One year, full time
  Please apply by 30 June for your best chance to secure a place on this course
  Study location: St George’s, University of London

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. Edward Jenner, the ‘father of immunology’ who successfully performed the first vaccination against smallpox, was based at St George’s. More recently, our research has included a focus on tuberculosis, malaria and HIV in low and middle income countries.

This compelling course enables you to continue that pioneering work. It will provide you with the skills, knowledge and experience to build a rewarding career in biomedical science or to progress on to a fulfilling research degree such as a PhD. 

You can look forward to working directly alongside high-calibre researchers who are leading and respected experts in their fields. You will also learn numerous, valuable transferable skills including; critical appraisal, problem solving, research techniques, utilising large data, numeracy, and presenting skills.

Highlights

  • Excellent Image Resource and Biomedical Research facilities to gain strong research knowledge and skills
  • Shared campus with one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK
  • Expertise in clinical, epidemiological and laboratory research within the University and St George’s Hospital

 Tuition Fees*

2020 UK/EU:

Full-time MSc: £13,250

2020 Non-EU (international):

Full-time MSc: £23,000

*Fees are reviewed annually in line with St George's tuition fee policy.

Funding your study

We have a range of funding opportunities available for students. You may be eligible for:

  • Postgraduate Loan from the UK government of up to £10,906. Find out more information about Postgraduate Loans at Fees and Funding
  • An Alumni discount – if you're a former St George's student you can qualify for an additional 10% discount from this course 

    For more information on funding opportunities see Fees and funding.

     

     


    Last Updated: Tuesday, 21 May 2019 16:28