Sheffield Hallam University
Gain an advanced scientific understanding of disease at a cellular level focusing on current methods used in in-vitro diagnosis. As part of the course you can choose to specialise in one area of the pathology laboratory directorate, either cellular pathology, infection and immunity or blood sciences. Key points: develop your knowledge in biomedical science, biology, medicine and life sciences; understand the cellular processes that lead to disease; understand and gain experience of the latest methods used in disease diagnosis and the study of cellular and molecular mechanisms of disease; take a major project to develop research skills and the application of research to practice.
An Honours degree in a biological subject or equivalent; or a professional qualification of equal standing to an Honours degree, for example MIBiol by examination, FIML; other qualifications such as HND, HNC or unclassified degree in biological subject, plus significant relevant work experience. Non-native English speakers need to be proficient in English, typically shown by an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.
Core modules: cell biology or cellular and molecular basis of disease; molecular diagnostics; biomedical laboratory techniques; research methods and statistics; evidence based laboratory medicine; research project. Optional modules (45 credits) from: blood sciences; infection and immunity; cellular pathology; cellular and molecular basis of disease; applied biomedical techniques; cellular and molecular basis of cancer.
Assessment methods include written examinations and coursework such as problem solving exercises, case studies, reports from practical work, presentations. Research project assessment includes a written report, presentation and portfolio.
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,995 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 1,665 per Unit (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||Sheffield||S1 1WB||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Biomedical Research Centre
0114 225 2934