Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences

The biomolecular and biomedical sciences are challenging, demanding enthusiastic, driven students. Of course, these cutting-edge fields also offer incredible potential for positive impact - and meaningful careers. The biomedical sciences offer hope for curing diseases and bettering the health and well-being of people across the globe. Every discovery shapes the future. Every contribution furthers the common good. GCU is ranked in the top 20 in the UK for allied health research conducted at world-leading standards (Research Excellence Framework). Our highly regarded MSc Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences programme will prepare you with practical skills in scientific investigation and a valuable body of academic knowledge informed by the newest research in the field. •Study the mechanisms of disease development •Explore the cell and molecular biology underlying disease •Investigate the pathophysiology and molecular aspects of medicine •Build hands-on laboratory skills We keep the curriculum career-focused with laboratory-based classes and Research Project modules. Our department is respected for multi-disciplinary research. Our work has real-world impact for advancing human health. We ask questions that matter - and answer them. This pursuit is at the heart of everything we do. The fast-growing field of biomolecular and biomedical sciences offers career opportunities that are both meaningful and rewarding. Professionals are in high demand.

Entry requirements

MSc: UK Honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in a biomedical or biological science discipline. Academic IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.0.

Course modules

Biomolecular Studies; Molecular Aspects of Medicine; Cellular and Systems Pathology; Novel Cell Based Technologies and Therapeutics; Integrated Cell Biology; Applied Molecular Microbiology; Skills for Professional Practice for Biosciences and MSc Research Project.

Assessment methods

We use a wide range of learning and teaching methods to ensure that you have both the necessary knowledge and understanding of business and management and a portfolio of intellectual and personal skills. Each module on the programme uses its own learning, teaching and assessment strategy to achieve learning objectives. Assessment methods vary between modules and may include unseen examinations, class tests, essays, management reports, case studies, presentations, and group work.

Sponsorship information

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year. The scholarship information for 2019/20 has yet to be confirmed. Please refer to our website for further updates.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,980 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University G4 0BA Scotland

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