University of Sussex

University of Sussex

Genetic Manipulation and Molecular Biology

Most biological disciplines rely on analyses at the molecular level and the use of molecular biology to manipulate genes and proteins. This programme provides detailed training in current approaches to molecular biology and functional genomics. A large part of the course is devoted to an individual research project undertaken in a research-active lab.

Entry requirements

A 1st- or 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours degree in a relevant science, computing or mathematics subject.

Course modules

Autumn and spring terms: Advanced methods in molecular research; practical techniques in cell and molecular biology; skills for research bioscientists; topics in genetic manipulation and molecular cell biology. Additionally you choose 2 modules from a list of options including: Genome stability, genetic diseases and cancer; genomics; molecular genetics; post-transcriptional control of gene expression; protein form and function; regulating the transcriptome; you also start your research project. Summer term: You continue your research project.

Assessment methods

You are assessed by a variety of methods including examinations, a dissertation and oral presentation of your work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,850 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sussex House Brighton BN1 9RH South East

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