Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Molecular Cell Biology

Students develop advanced knowledge and understanding of the nature, properties and applications of animal cell cultures, stem cells and antibodies, and discover the ways in which genomes are utilised in the detection, study and therapy of disease. Applicants explore the pathogenesis of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and kidney fibrosis, and examine current topics in macromolecular analysis.

Entry requirements

A UK honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a biological subject. Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

MSc

Molecular biology, cell culture and antibody technology, biology of disease, business and enterprise, research methods and bioethics, research projects.

MSc (Res)

Cell culture and antibody technology (20 credit points); molecular biology (20 credit points); techniques in macromolecular analysis (20 credit points); biology of disease (20 credit points); research methods and bioethics (20 credit points); scientific analysis, review and presentation (20 credit points); research project (60 credit points).

Assessment methods

MSc

Written assignments, oral presentations, poster presentations, examinations, research project.

MSc (Res)

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc (Res) Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Science and Technology Admissions
Telephone number: 
0115 848 8351