12 months
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26200 GBP/year
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About

This Molecular Biology and Biotechnology course at University of Sheffield uses research-focused training to give you a unique perspective on the underpinning theory and latest research spanning the extent of molecular biology. 

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Overview

Through research-focused training, you’ll develop your skills in planning and carrying out your own experiments, approaching scientific problems experimentally across molecular biology and biotechnology, and using revolutionary laboratory techniques, including CRISPR genome editing technology, Western analysis, and BLAST DNA sequence analysis, to solve these problems.

Key Features  

  • Once you’ve mastered the latest molecular bioscience techniques, you’ll be ready to apply these skills to your Research Project. Here you’ll spend up to six months researching an area of molecular biology or biotechnology that matches your future career aspirations under the supervision of an expert in the field.

Programme Structure

Examples of possible research projects include:

  • Cell cycle regulation;
  • Plant genetic engineering;
  • Study of mRNA processing; 
  • Molecular cell biology and imaging;
  • Immunological approaches for disease therapy;
  • Structural biology (e.g. X-Ray Crystallography);
  • Production of biofuels and other useful products from microalgae;

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 2:1 degree or equivalent university qualification in molecular biology or a related subject (eg biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, and microbiology).
  • We also accept medical students who wish to intercalate their studies.
  • Candidates with professional experience may also be considered following interview. 
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 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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