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Molecular Biology

Staffordshire University

M.Sc.
16 months
Duration
10875 GBP/year
5887 GBP/year
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About

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.

Overview

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.

Careers

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 16 months
  • Part-time
    • 25 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The earlier you apply, the better.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

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

  • International

    10875 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5887 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7850 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.

Part time: All students - £3,915 per year 

Funding

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