Molecular Biology, M.Sc. | Staffordshire University | Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
13 months
15461 GBP/year
7809 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Molecular Biology at Staffordshire University is a distance learning programme that focuses on the way advanced molecular technologies inform clinical practice.


The Molecular Biology program offered by Staffordshire University is designed for health professionals who want to understand its impact on biomedicine and related subjects. It will also be of interest to those working in other areas of biology where molecular biology has applications.

The course will enable you to study areas of molecular biology of particular interest or relevance to your employment. It includes a workplace project which you can tailor to be highly relevant to your current work and interests.

The course is designed to be flexible, with the majority being delivered online, plus two practical weeks in our laboratories, where you can put your learning into practice. You can choose to study full-time or part-time, and we offer September or February start dates.

The theory is delivered using our online Blackboard Virtual Learning Environment. You’ll interact with other students on the course through online discussion groups and receive excellent support from your tutors.


The course is designed to aid your career advancement in any field where molecular biology is relevant. Or you may be looking to change or re-focus your career in this direction.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Bioinformatics 
  • Chronic Multi-factorial Disease 
  • Infectious disease 
  • Current Developments In Genetics
  • Medical Genetics and Genomics 
  • Molecular Diagnostics 
  • Negotiated Learning Module
  • MSc Molecular Biology Project 
  • Practical DNA Analysis 
  • Principles Of Molecular Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 22 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • The earlier you apply, the better. International applicants are encouraged to apply for courses at the beginning of the academic year.


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll normally need a minimum 2:2 honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant subject. 
  • Accredited professional qualifications or vocational experience can be considered, and we strongly encourage anyone interested in the course to get in touch.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15461 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16750 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.
  • National

    7809 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8460 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.

Living costs for Stoke-on-Trent

550 - 850 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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