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Biological Sciences - Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

University of Chester

12 months
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12796 GBP/year
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About

The Biological Sciences - Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology programme offered by the University of Chester is ideal preparation for future PhD progression or early career industrial entry.

Overview

The Biological Sciences - Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology programme offered by the University of Chester focuses on developing investigative laboratory-based research skills while addressing theoretical and applicable questions in stem cells and regenerative biology. The course provides an intensive research-led environment, which will give you the opportunity to develop a career in academic or applied biomedical or biological sciences.

Why study this course with us?

The lecturers have specialist knowledge and work with a diverse range of skill sets that have application in the field of stem cell research and regenerative biology.

The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Life Sciences at Chester is unique in having academic staff whose research involves a variety of relevant model organisms. As well as humans, the team researches into fundamental biology of a variety of other mammallian species, birds, fish, amphibians and invertebrates. Students undertaking the MRes are able to draw on this expertise.

In addition, Chester is an active member of the Mercia Stem Cell Alliance and the UK Mesenchymal Stem Cell research community.

Programme Structure

  • In Models of Regenerative Biology, you will attend lectures, small group teaching and practical sessions relating to: various model systems of regeneration, with cell culture based models and in vivo systems; responses to injury; regulatory factors governing tissue regeneration; and aspects of regenerative medicine.
  • In Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering, you will attend lectures, small group teaching and practical sessions relating to: how to define stem cells; stem cell culture and maintenance; the principles of tissue engineering; and the application of stem cell and tissue engineering.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

UK/EU

  • Applicants should normally possess a 2:1 honours degree in a related subject, such as biological or biomedical sciences, medicine, or veterinary sciences. Students with relevant work experience, but without the required qualification, should contact the course leader.
International
  • Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. 
  • We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit. We may also take into account appropriate work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12796 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12796 GBP per year during 12 months.

Classroom-based / Laboratory-based: Full-time: £12,796 / £16,483 per annum

Living costs for Chester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

The University of Chester offers generous international and merit-based scholarships for both undergraduate and postgraduate study, providing a significant reduction to the published headline tuition fees. You will automatically be considered for these scholarships when submitting an application and any award given will be shown on your offer letter.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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