University of Reading
* Provides you with a broad overview of the molecular and cellular causes and treatments of human diseases * Develop a practical and theoretical understanding of the most important topics in molecular medicine * Gain hands-on training in research techniques such as confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, cloning, in-situ hybridisation and bioinformatics * Learn to apply your skills to industry relevant challenges **Biological Sciences at Reading** Learn from enthusiastic and friendly academics with a real passion for their subject. You will be able to draw on their experience, gained from years of teaching and research in both biomedical and evolutionary biology/ecology. We emphasise cross-disciplinary and quantitative approaches to research. Our interests span the broad scope of modern biology, from individual molecules to global biodiversity and sustainability. As a student in our School, you will benefit from access to our outstanding research and teaching facilities. These include the Cole Museum of Zoology and the Herbarium, which contain over 4,000 zoological specimens and around 300,000 plant specimens. Additionally, we have a range of modern, well-equipped laboratories. These include automated DNA sequencers and real-time PCR machines for molecular work; a state-of-the-art imaging suite with confocal and super-resolution microscopes; dedicated microbiology laboratories for the study of bacteria and viruses; excellent computing facilities for computer-intensive work in phylogenetics, bioinformatics, protein structure, evolution and population biology; and controlled environment suites for the study of invertebrates and plants.
Sample modules may include: * Research techniques and experimental design * Advanced topics in biomedicine * Biology of cancer * Synthetic biology * Regenerative medicine Check our website for more details of the course structure.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,970 per Whole course (Home/EU)||12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 20,090 per Whole course (International)||12 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Reading||RG6 6UR||South East|
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