Aston University

Aston University

Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

This programme provides a high level of scientific knowledge and understanding of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine, from the molecular to the whole system level. The programme aims to enable students to develop an informed and critical appreciation of recent scientific developments in these areas of modern biomedical sciences and its clinical and industrial application,

Entry requirements

Students must hold at least a 2nd Class Honours degree in a biological, biomedical or biochemical subject, or in a related field, from a recognised university or have a relevant overseas qualification recognised by Aston University; international students whose 1st language is not English must demonstrate a satisfactory command of English language for example; IELTS: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each area.

Course modules

Core modules: advanced laboratory skills with data analysis and interpretation; understanding professional practice and enhancing employability; mammalian cell biology and culture; stem cells and tissue engineering technology; tissue formation, function and repair; models of regeneration. Optional modules: ageing and regenerative medicine; transplantation biology; bioethics and regulation; finance and business management; human disease; pharmacology; drug discovery; toxicology.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods employed include examinations and continuous assessment through coursework; these will differ for individual modules.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,850 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,900 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

Key information

LHS Postgraduate School Admissions
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3000