University of Reading

University of Reading

Molecular Medicine

This course aims to provide you with a broad overview of the molecular and cellular causes and treatments of human diseases. It provides practical and theoretical understanding of the most important current topics in molecular medicine, including the biology of cancer, synthetic biology, cardiovascular diseases and stem cells and regenerative medicine. You will also gain hands-on training in research techniques such as confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, cloning, in situ hybridisation and bioinformatics and you will carry out your own 15-week independent research project. You will have the opportunity to make the most of the School's academic knowledge whilst developing your own skills. In the first term you will learn in a series of modules taught by our leading academics. In the second and third terms you will undertake an original research project with expert supervision from a dedicated tutor within the faculty. **Careers** In this programme, you will learn to use the latest cutting-edge molecular techniques, and will be well equipped to work in the lab after graduating. Many of our graduates go on to study for a PhD and pursue a career in research either in industry or in universities.

Entry requirements

MSc: You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) related to biological science, such as biomedical sciences, biological sciences, biochemistry or microbiology. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent)].

Course modules

* Research techniques and experimental design * Advanced topics in biomedicine * Biology of cancer * Synthetic biology * Regenerative medicine

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 20,730 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,120 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,120 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,120 per Whole course (England) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,120 per Whole course (EU) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,120 per Whole course (Wales) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,120 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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