University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Molecular Medicine

This flexible course focuses on the molecular and genetic factors of human diseases. Understanding those factors is crucial to the development of therapies. Core modules cover the fundamentals. You choose specialist modules from the pathway that interests you most. We also give you practical lab training to prepare you for your research project. The project is five months of invaluable laboratory experience: planning, carrying out, recording and reporting your own research. Recent graduates work in academic research science, pharmaceuticals and the biotech industry. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

MSc: A 2:1 degree with a substantial element of human or animal biology. We also welcome medical graduates, post-third year intercalating medical students and graduates in other scientific subjects such as biotechnology. English language requirements: Clinical applications pathway: You will need an IELTS score of 7 to include a score of 7 in the listening component. All other pathways: Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in listening and 6.0 in all other components.

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous. Most modules are assessed by written assignments and coursework, although there are some written exams. Two modules are assessed by verbal presentations. Your research project is assessed by a thesis, possibly with a viva.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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