Sheffield Hallam University
Molecular and Cell Biology
This course is designed to develop students' knowledge of molecular and cell biology in the context of human disease. The course prepares students for PhD research and also enhances career prospects in the expanding life sciences sector including government-funded research laboratories or private industry. Students: learn how research in this area has advanced the treatment and diagnoses of disease; experience the latest techniques that are used in the study of molecular and cell biology; develop attributes and skills valued by employers such as practical skills, problem solving and critical analysis.
One of the following: an Honours degree in a biological subject or equivalent; a professional qualification of equal standing to an Honours degree, such as MIBiol by examination, FIMLS; 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 as an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.
Core modules: cell biology; molecular biology; cellular and molecular basis of disease; biomedical laboratory techniques; research methods and statistics; professional development; research project. Options: applied biomedical techniques; cellular and molecular basis of cancer; human genetics; molecular pharmacology; bioinformatics; molecular biotechnology.
Assessment methods include written examinations and coursework including, problem-solving exercises, case studies, reports from practical work. Research project assessment includes a written report and viva voce.
|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|
0114 225 5555