University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Molecular and Cellular Basis of Human Disease

This course blends theory and practice to help you develop the skills required for a career in molecular and cellular biology. Our teaching focuses on integrated mammalian biology and animal models of human disease, drawing on our pioneering biomedical research.

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.

Examples of optional modules

Integrated Mammalian Biology; Practical Cell Biology; Practical Developmental Genetics; Cancer Biology; Modelling Human Diseases; Epithelia in Health and Disease.

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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Key information

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