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MSc Molecular Medicine – University of Reading

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    Find out about medicine at the molecular level

MSc Molecular Medicine

This course aims to provide you with a broad overview of the molecular and cellular causes and treatments of human diseases. You will develop a practical and theoretical understanding of the most important topics in molecular medicine.

Immunology - antibody molecule

What you'll learn


You will gain hands-on training in research techniques such as confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, cloning in situ hybridisation and bioinformatics. With a variety of taught modules, you will learn to apply your skills to industry-relevant challenges.



Sample modulesBiomed2

  • Research techniques and experimental design

  • Advanced topics in biomedicine

  • Biology of cancer

  • Synthetic biology

  • Regenerative medicine

medical genetics

How you'll learn

You will have the opportunity to make the most of the School's academic knowledge whilst developing your own skills. In the first term you will learn in a series of modules taught by our leading academics. In the second and third terms you will undertake an original research project with expert supervision from a dedicated tutor within the faculty.


Lab research

 In this programme, you will learn to use the latest cutting-edge molecular techniques, and will be well equipped to work in the lab after graduating. Many of our graduates go on to study for a PhD and pursue a career in research either in industry or in universities.




A closer look at the course

If you would like to find out more details about what you will learn from this course, please take a look at the in-depth specifications provided.

More course information

Find out more about this course including entry requirements and costs.

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