Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Molecular Biology

This programme is designed for professionals in health and related areas, such as pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, who wish to acquire knowledge and understanding of molecular biology and its impact on biomedicine and related disciplines. It introduces you to recent advances made in the study of disease, with the emphasis on how advanced molecular technologies inform and impact upon clinical practice. The theory is delivered using the online Blackboard virtual learning environment that provides the flexibility of studying at your own pace and from any location in the world. You will interact with other students on the course through online discussion groups and receive excellent support from your tutors who are only an email or phone call away. Workshops at our Stoke-on-Trent campus enable you to put your learning into practice by applying molecular techniques to diagnostic and analytical practice in our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 degree in an appropriate subject or international equivalent; accredited professional qualifications or vocational experience in relevant areas (e.g. health sciences, the health professions, biomedical and biological science).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning - 1 years
MSc Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning - 2 years
MSc Distance learning - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands
Distance Learning

Key information

Telephone number: 
01782 294400