Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Molecular Medicine MSc

The course aims to provide students with specialist theoretical and practical knowledge and experience of cellular, molecular biology and genetics, and their application to the study of a variety of human diseases. The course will focus on developing research skills and is designed to enable you to develop the ability to become an independent and creative scientist.

Entry requirements

A recent UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in the field of biosciences. Other qualifications including equivalent internationally recognised qualification or relevant experience from health professionals (e.g. doctors; nurses; MLSOs) will be assessed on an individual basis and a request for completion of an online biological test in molecular and cell biology may be required. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas); TOEFL paper-based test 550 (with a minimum of 4 in the test of written English); TOEFL internet-based test 79 (with a minimum of 18 in reading, 17 in listening, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing); Pearson 51 (with a minimum of 51 in all areas); or BruneELT 60 per cent (with a minimum of 55 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: research planning; clinical cytogenetics; genomic technologies; genomic and molecular medicine; molecular mechanisms of human disease; research dissertation.

Assessment methods

Students will be assessed by written examination and coursework, laboratory reports, oral and poster presentation and dissertation thesis writing.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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