12 months
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28500 GBP/year
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About

On our Genomic Approaches to Drug Discovery MSc degree at University of Sheffield you'll use the latest automated genomics techniques and develop your professional skills in drug screening, gene discovery and the use of pharmaco-genomics. 

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Overview

This unique research-led masters course provides laboratory training to future scientists in drug screening and gene discovery using the latest automated genomics techniques. 

Students in the Genomic Approaches to Drug Discovery programme from University of Sheffield  will also gain training in pharmaceutical industry practices through direct contact with industry leaders from a wide range of companies.

Key Features  

  • Your research project will be undertaken in conjunction with the internationally renowned Sheffield RNAi Screening Facility, providing you with world-class training and professional skills in the use of pharmaco-genomics. 
  • You’ll also benefit from our modern research laboratories and equipment, including purpose-built facilities for drug screening, laboratory automation, cellular assays, imaging and processing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literature Review
  • Practical Research Project
  • Analysis of Current Science
  • Ethics and Public Understanding
  • Practical Approaches to Small Molecule and Functional Genomic Screening
  • 3D Tissue Culture and Genome Editing 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good 2:1 honours degree in a biomedical-related subject. 
  • We also accept medical students who wish to intercalate their studies.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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