- The MSc in IBR is an essential step of your 4-year training.
- The MSc in IBR will equip you with advanced skills necessary for a career in interdisciplinary biomedical research and will enable discipline hopping from your current specialty.
- The MSc in IBR combines taught modules and the opportunity to conduct two research projects in two different disciplines.
- You will learn and work across disciplines with students on the Analytical Sciences CDT and Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership.
- You will have the opportunity and support to design your own research projects in two different disciplines.
- You will receive guidance and advice throughout the year.
- You will be part of an active and friendly student-staff community with established cohort activities.
MSc Course Structure
October-March : Core & Optional Taught Modules
You will acquire knowledge in:
- Frontier Techniques in Biomedical Research
- Molecular, Cellular & in vivo imaging
- Physical Biology of the Cell
- Analytical Sciences
You will gain:
- Quantitative & Computational skills
- Essential & Transferable Research skills
April-September : 2 Research Projects
- 2 X 12-weeks research projects in two different disciplines, usually one biology-focused and one in physical sciences (e.g.; chemistry, physics, maths, engineering or computer science).
- Project choice and design is student-led: you will be encouraged to discuss your research interests with potential supervisors and will have the opportunity to design your own projects.
See how the MSc year is organised here