Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Molecular Cell Biology

This course is designed to give students the theoretical and practical skills needed for a career in molecular bioscience within companies and research organisations; it covers a number of up to date and industry relevant technologies and enables students to become familiar with the latest advances and commercial techniques.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as biochemistry or biology; applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications may also be considered; international students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing) or TOEFL iBT 83 (with minimum reading:18, listening:17, speaking: 20, writing: 17); other English language qualifications may be taken into consideration.

Course modules

Modules include: research methods and IT; business and bioethics; practical techniques in genomics and proteomics; research project; molecular biology and DNA technology; cell culture and antibody technology; enzyme technology and biocatalysis; biology of disease.

Assessment methods

Modules 1 to 7 are assessed by a number of different types of course work including: written assignments, oral presentations and poster presentations, and examinations; the research project involves the design, implementation and reporting of a major research task.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,510 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,760 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

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