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What will I learn?

Research profile

This four year programme provides an exciting and unique opportunity for interdisciplinary research training and development within the field of Biomedical Sciences and Bioinformatics.

You will contribute to the development of disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention in state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities at Zhejiang University’s new International Campus in Haining, China.

The programme focuses on integrating basic research and applied research to further understand human health and disease to address current global health challenges.

Research projects

Research projects will be developed to advance knowledge, expertise and skills ranging from biomedical science discovery to application of biomedical technologies for research translation in humans.

Research Projects will be themed from across five main research areas:

Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cells
Inflammation & Immunology
Infection & Molecular Medicine
Neuroscience, Cancer & Oncology
Biomedical Informatics

Programme structure

Study is by supervised research. Individual students are integrated within their supervisor’s research group and participate fully in activities such as journal clubs, group meetings and seminar programmes.

You will be expected to complete a piece of original research, directed towards solving important, novel and open questions that contribute to our understanding of human health and disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Career opportunities

The programme prepares you for a career in related research, industry and healthcare sectors.

You will gain advanced skills transferable to a broad range of careers in:

research methodologies & data management
strategy, project planning and management
ethics and research integrity

Which department am I in?

School of Biological Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
To be confirmed
Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

The University of Edinburgh

Student Recruitment and Admissions,

33 Buccleuch Place,

EDINBURGH,

EDINBURGH, CITY OF,

EH8 9JS, Scotland

Entry requirements

For international students

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant subject. You should have some research experience and be able to demonstrate that you have a good understanding of the field you propose to study. IELTS Academic: total 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each component. TOEFL-iBT (including Home Edition): total 92 with at least 20 in each component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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