University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Biomedical Sciences

Our course will provide you with a comprehensive three-part postgraduate life sciences training. Firstly, unlike many MSc courses, we offer you dedicated training in a broad suite of bioinformatics and practical laboratory skills. They will not only be great preparation for future research careers, but also a way to make the most of your summer research project. Secondly, our taught classes capture the excitement of cutting-edge research fields. The substantial choice of classes means that you'll get to select a clinical-oriented or basic life science research pathway to suit your future aspirations. Together, the course provides the perfect springboard to future training at PhD level or gives you a range of experience that will prove attractive to employers from industry or the health-care provision sector.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Generic skills for biomedical and pharmaceutical students; advanced topics in biomedical research; entrepreneurship; research project; advanced techniques in biomedical research 1 and 2. Elective modules: In vivo biology; drug discovery; postgraduate studies in haematology; postgraduate studies in pathology; postgraduate studies in clinical biochemistry; postgraduate studies in clinical immunology; postgraduate studies in clinical pharmacology; postgraduate studies in applied microbiology.

Assessment methods

Assessment of taught classes is through multiple choice tests, computer quizzes, problem solving scenarios, poster and oral presentations, essays, and formal written exams. The laboratory project is assessed through a written thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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Postgraduate Admissions - Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences