Health and Disease
This programme provides a high level of scientific knowledge and understanding of human disease processes from the molecular to the whole system level and to develop an informed and critical appreciation of recent scientific developments.
Students must hold at least a 2nd class Honours degree in a biological, biomedical or niochemical 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.
Core modules: advanced laboratory skills with data analysis and interpretation; understanding professional practice and enhancing employability; mammalian cell biology and culture; human physiology; human disease; stem cells and tissue engineering. Optional modules: introductory molecular biology; industrial fermentation and bioreactors; bioinformatics; immunology; clinical and molecular endocrinology; toxicology; ageing and regenerative medicine; transplantation reactions and immunocompatibility; oxidative stress and inflammatory disease; neurodegenerative disorders; ABC transporters in health and disease; obesity and metabolic disorders.
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 name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Aston Campus||Birmingham||B4 7ET||West Midlands|
LHS Postgraduate School Admissions
0121 204 3000