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Our courses

We offer two master's courses in the Biomedical Sciences division: MSc by Research Biomedicine and MSc Molecular Medicine.

Courses for 2023/24

MSc by Research Biomedicine

Gain wide-reaching research training in the field of biomedical research.

Combining taught modules and original research, this course gives you the opportunity to learn the key techniques and skills necessary in sectors as varied as food, pharmaceutical, healthcare and biopharmaceutical.

You will learn crucial research techniques such as confocal microscopy, flow cytometry and cloning.You will also discuss the latest and most important research papers with your peers and academics. 

MSc Molecular Medicine

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

Through specialist modules, you’ll gain expertise in endocrinology, platelet biology and cancer metastasis.

Gain hands-on training in research techniques such as confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, cloning in situ hybridisation and bioinformatics. You will learn to apply your skills to industry-relevant challenges.

Fees, funding and scholarships

A variety of funding support is available to our master’s students.

UK/EU students can receive government loans to help towards tuition fees and living costs. You may also be eligible for other grants and bursaries.

Both UK/EU and international students can apply for scholarships, which are awarded based on previous academic achievement.

Postgraduate fees and funding

Your career

Biomedical scientists are in great demand in today's world. The MSc by Research Biomedicine course is designed to help you achieve a successful career in research. Many students go on to pursue a PhD, while others go straight into work in research labs.

You could engage in biomedical research within:

  • pharmaceutical companies such as GSK, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Merck, Novartis, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, and Sanofi
  • biotech companies such as Genentech, Amgen, Genzyme, and MedImmune
  • research products and services companies such as GE Healthcare, Lonza, Qiagen, and Invitrogen
  • hospital, university or research institute labs.

In the MSc Molecular Medicine course, you will learn to use the latest cutting-edge molecular techniques, so 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.


How you'll study

Through taught modules and original research, you'll learn the key biomedical science techniques required for work or further study in the field.

Read Edd's story

My master's covered so many cutting-edge topics. My understanding of how different techniques work and how the research landscape could change have helped in my current role.

Edd Jones, MSc Molecular Medicine graduate


Why study with us?

Gain hands-on training and learn from our enthusiastic academics in our dedicated biomedical research and teaching laboratories. 
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