Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Medical Biotechnology

This course is designed to enable you pursue a career as a professional biomedical scientist in a variety of research, development and leadership roles. You'll be supported by an internationally recognised and highly active biomedicine science group with varied research interests and links with healthcare industries, research institutes and the NHS. This is a part-time course which you can start in September or January with flexibility in the number of taught modules taken in each trimester.

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course is a bachelor (Honours) degree at a 2.2 or above, or equivalent. We look for applicants to have a background in bio-molecular sciences, such as: biology, biomedical science, molecular biology, immunology, genetics, virology or pharmacy in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience gained in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industries, or as a medical laboratory scientific officer.

Course modules

Subjects include: advanced immunology; biology of disease and therapeutics; molecular pharmacology and toxicology; research skills; molecular pathogenesis of microbial infection; drug design and chemotherapy; research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,690 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 570 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 570 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 570 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,893 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 570 per Credit (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sighthill Campus Edinburgh EH11 4BN Scotland

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