University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

This course gives students practical experience in human embryonic stem cell techniques, helping develop the professional skills employers want. Students also spend time in seminars considering the ethical and legal issues associated with the field. The degree will prepare students for a career in research in academia or industry, or in a clinical-related field.

Entry requirements

A 1st Class Honours degree in a biomedical-related subject. Students whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or TOEFL 100 with 24 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: literature review; practical research project; analysis of current science; ethics and public understanding. Optional modules: stem cell techniques; practical cell biology; practical developmental genetics; bionanomaterials; modelling human diseases; stem cell biology.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments, debates, poster presentations and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,250 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,250 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

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

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