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M.Sc. On Campus

Molecular Biology

Coventry University

12 months
Duration
16600 GBP/year
10400 GBP/year
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About

This Master’s course in Molecular Biology at Coventry University responds to the demand for highly skilled scientists who can identify defects in cellular systems at the nucleic acid level and conduct genetic modification of organisms which allow a greater understanding of cellular function.  

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Overview

Focused on key elements of molecular biology, this course aims to expand your knowledge of and proficiency in advanced molecular biology techniques and molecular microbiological methods.

The Molecular Biology at Coventry University  is composed of a combination of modules which progressively build to the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) or Master’s. Core subject areas include cellular molecular biology, genetics, protein biology, numeracy, statistics and computing and a broad coverage of instrumentation and analytical techniques.

Career prospects 

Molecular biology is one of the most buoyant sectors of the biosciences jobs market with above average growth in the employment market in this decade.

Few fields are so interesting, challenging and potentially so rewarding. You could develop and produce life-saving vaccines and drugs, design new tools to diagnose and detect disease or create genetically engineered crops that are more resistant to frost, drought, spoilage, diseases and pests.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Skills
  • Professional Experience in Life Sciences
  • Life Sciences Professional Experience Project and Reflection 
  • Professional Experience Preparation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in Bioscience or Biological Chemistry. 
  • We would expect to see the study of one or more of the following modules in the final year of an undergraduate degree: molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, genetics, molecular immunology or molecular virology. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK: £15,450 (with professional experience)
  • International: £18,950 (with professional experience)

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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