University of Glasgow
Translational Medical Sciences
The programme offers generic or specialist training in Diagnostic Technologies, Molecular Medicine, or Molecular Pathology. Translational Medical Sciences are those which offer scientific knowledge and technological expertise that can be directly translated to clinical or industrial environments. Students engage directly with academic, clinical and industrial partners, to gain up-to-date knowledge of the science and technology underpinning innovative diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the management of patients. The programme is designed to provide rigorous, practical training in research methodology and in the application of specific research techniques to clinical problems and the scientific questions raised by them. Teaching methods include: lectures; interactive workshops; tutorials/small-group teaching; practical demonstrations; laboratory work; visits to working labs; e-learning; and a dissertation project.
At least a 2.2 Honours equivalent in a biomedical science or a medical (MBChB/MBBS), veterinary (BVMS) or dental (BDS) degree from an institution recognised by the University Court. Applications will normally be considered for entry to the generic programme in the 1st instance, with the option of transferring to a specialism, subject to performance in the core course in evidence-based medicine and research. Applicants with alternative qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
Modules include: evidence-based medicine and research; research methodologies course; dissertation project. Specialisms include: diagnostics; molecular medicine; molecular pathology.
Assessment is by a variety of methods, including essays, a written exam, oral presentations, and a final dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 18,200 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Glasgow||Glasgow||G12 8QQ||Scotland|
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