University of Sheffield
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.
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 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|
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|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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