UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Cell and Gene Therapy

This course provides an in-depth education in this cutting-edge and rapidly developing field. It is delivered by scientists and clinicians researching, developing and testing new treatments for genetically inherited and acquired diseases using gene delivery technology, stem cell manipulation and DNA repair techniques. Teaching includes lectures, seminars, problem classes and tutorials.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be: a qualified medical practitioner, with a qualification equivalent to a UK MBBS; a non-clinical scientist with a minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree or equivalent in a life or biomedical science subject; or a healthcare, pharmaceutical or biotech professional and scientist with equivalent experience (minimum of 3 years).

Course modules

Core modules: Molecular aspects of cell and gene therapy; clinical applications of cell and gene therapy; research methodology and statistics; stem cell and tissue repair. Options: Foundations of biomedical sciences; applied genomics; HIV frontiers from research to clinics; molecular and genetic basis of paediatric disease; understanding research and critical appraisal (biomedicine); laboratory methods in biomedical science.

Assessment methods

Assessment varies depending on the module, but includes written coursework, multiple-choice questions, written examinations, a practical analysis examination and the dissertation.

Sponsorship information

UCL Graduate School.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,460 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 25,140 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,460 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,460 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,460 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Variable September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 12 weeks
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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