University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Biological Imaging

This one-year masters course will teach you the latest microscopy techniques, which can be used to answer biological questions ranging from how proteins interact and how cancer cells grow to how plant cells breathe and how photosynthesis works at the most fundamental level. During your degree, you will be able to learn super-resolution and atomic force microscopy techniques from specialists in the University of Sheffield's Biophysical Imaging Centre, and electron microscopy techniques from scientists in our dedicated £3 million facility. One year individual programme of research. Taught material is complemented by a research project in one of our world-leading research groups or with one of our industrial partners. Your training will cover the application of microscopy to a wide range of biological systems This will include practical applications on our world leading, optical, atomic force and electron microscopy imaging facilities. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

MSc: A 2:1 honours degree in physics or biology. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.


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

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