University of Wolverhampton
This course is designed to enable students to develop a range of key skills fitting them for subsequent employment or further study in Medical Biotechnology by provision of a progressive, coherent challenging programme emphasising advanced training on research skills. The course offers students the opportunity to study recent, vibrant advances in biotechnological and bioinformatic approaches, which offer great hope for major breakthroughs in designing new medical therapies. and to equip themselves with the research skills necessary to complement and deepen their academic or clinical laboratory abilities.
Normally, applicants should have a minimum 2nd Class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in biomedical subjects, or in a related biological subject with an appropriate biomedical content containing a background knowledge of pathology, genetics and immunology (equivalent qualifications such as Fellowship of IBMS (Institute of Biomedical Sciences) are also accepted). Substantial professional experience may be acceptable when combined with another qualification; applicants should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent). If the applicant is currently employed, we request a statement of support from their employer.
Core modules: clinical immunology; gene technology; DNA data mining; genes and genomes; principles of integrated biomedical science; research methods in biomedical science; biomedical science MSc research project. Optional modules: specialist module 1 (from principles of laboratory microbiology, principles of clinical microbiology); specialist module 2 (from clinical haematology, laboratory haematology, diagnostic cellular pathology 1 or 2); a substantial MSc research project, personally supervised by a University tutor, develops high level skills in medical biotechnology, problem-solving abilities, research awareness and critical evaluation of research findings.
Students are usually self-funded.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England)||2 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 12,200 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||Wolverhampton||WV1 1SB||West Midlands|
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