Description

Covering a wide range of up-to-date and industry relevant technologies, you will become familiar with the latest advances and commercial techniques in molecular cell biology.

This exciting Masters course is designed to give you the theoretical and practical skills needed for a career in molecular bioscience within companies and research organisations.

This course is ideal if you:

  • are a recently qualified undergraduate and are looking for the professional skills needed to obtain a job in a bioscience company
  • are working in an organisation and want a masters-level qualification to give you a competitive edge
  • require the skills and experience needed to study for a research degree
  • are an international student who would like to study abroad
  • would like a course delivered by experienced research academics, with the possibility of completing a research project in industry
  • want to use cutting-edge facilities to develop your own learning and research.

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time / 2 years full-time with 1 year placement / 2 years part-time

Module Details:

  • Molecular Biology (20 cp) 
  • Cell Culture and Antibody Technology (20 cp) 
  • Biology of Disease (20 cp) 
  • Business and Enterprise (20 cp) 
  • Techniques in Macromolecular Analysis (20 cp) 
  • Research Methods and Bioethics (20 cp)
  • Research Project (60 cp)

Programme Funding

You might be able to get a scholarship to help fund your studies. We award scholarships to those students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.

Student Destinations

This course cultivates the professional skills, experience and knowledge necessary to pursue a wide range of careers within the field of biosciences. Graduates are well versed in current relevant ethical issues, with an understanding of how these impact on business, making them a valuable addition to any company.

The Sandwich-route course offers you the opportunity to take a one-year placement or serveral smaller placements. If you start your course in September / October then you will complete your placement following your taught modules and research project. If you start in January you will complete one term of taught modules and your project and then go on placement before returning to NTU for your final term of modules.

Fees

UK/EU: Full-time £8,000 Full-time with placement year £8,000 + £1,385 Part-time £4,000 (for Year One*) International: Full-time £14,500 Full-time with placement year £14,500 + £1,385

Entry Requirements

What are we looking for?

  • UK honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biology or Cell Biology
  • Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered

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