University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Molecular Medicine

Part 1 of the course is taught through face to face lectures, workshops, problem based learning sessions and hands on experiments in modern biomedical laboratories; these modules provide the opportunity to learn skills in data analysis, critical evaluation of data, laboratory working and report writing in molecular medicine; part 2 of the course includes a major research project where the student designs experiments and carries out original research in a chosen topic; the project is a substantial piece of individual work drawing on knowledge and understanding gained from the taught modules; in preparation for the research project the student, in consultation with the project supervisor, prepares an in-depth proposal drawing on the current literature.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a degree in Life or Physical Sciences, minimum 2.1 standard or equivalent. Candidates with other experience, such as employment within a biomedical company or relevant research experience are also considered. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all 4components

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of formal exams, laboratory reports, coursework assignments, presentations and problem based learning sessions. In addition the research project is submitted as a formal bound dissertation and assessed by external as well as internal examination.

Sponsorship information

UEA offers a limited number of scholarships for International students of up to 50 per cent of the value of tuition fees; these awards are based on academic merit.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

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