Masters in Research
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The MRes in Molecular Science and Engineering is an innovative, one-year course designed to create a new generation of 'multilingual' scientists and engineers who can work seamlessly between traditional academic disciplines. Graduates who can work effectively within the exciting and ever-expanding field of molecular science and engineering are increasingly in-demand, to help tackle pressing problems in society.
Postgraduate Research Masters (MRes) in Molecular Science and Engineering
This MRes provides the chance for me to gain industrial insights, and to see how my future research may have practical applications and a meaningful impact in society."
Mr Konstantinos Zinelis
IMSE MRes student
In this way, students obtain a unique, transdisciplinary and collaborative research education, and graduates are equipped with an unparalleled perspective – as well as a set of fundamental and applied skills – as they embark on their future careers.
The course is particularly relevant to:
- Scientists wanting to focus on the practical applications of their research
- Engineers wanting to better understand the fundamentals of molecular science
- Students wanting to gain practical experience in industry
The programme was launched in October 2017, with a cohort of seven students from a diverse set of backgrounds. The course is suitable for those with undergraduate degrees in range of subjects, including: chemistry, materials science, biology, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, computing and the life sciences.
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Unique, transdisciplinary and practical
Rapid progress in our understanding of molecular science means that we can now make, measure and model materials with unprecedented accuracy.
A unique opportunity to work with preeminent transdisciplinary groups of Imperial researchers from the Faculties of Engineering and Natural Sciences.
Undertake high-quality research projects and benefit from Imperial’s expertise at translating research into practical application.
Gain first-hand experience in the real issues and challenges faced in a variety of industrial sectors, through bespoke placements.
Graduates trained at the interface of molecular science and engineering are increasingly in demand.