University of Bath

University of Bath

Medical Biosciences

This programme focuses on the study of the molecular and genetic basis of human health and disease, using biotechnological methods to advance current research. The wealth of genomic and proteomic data from the Human Genome Project has broadened understanding of the biochemical and genetic basis of several diseases. In particular, this programme covers the rapid developments in the field of cancer and metastasis, neurodegenerative conditions, microbial pathogenesis and immune evasion science.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each of the 4 components) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Cancer biology; DNA (making, breaking and disease); frontiers of neuroscience; human developmental disorders; medical biochemistry; microbial pathogenicity; modern methods of researching neurodegeneration; molecular mechanisms of disease; pathogenesis and immune evasion by microbes; practical molecular biology.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 19,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Science Graduate School
Telephone number: 
01225 383410