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.
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.
- Research techniques and experimental design
- Advanced topics in biomedicine
- Biology of cancer
- Synthetic biology
- Regenerative medicine
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.
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.
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