12 months
14950 GBP/year
7995 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Molecular Cell Biology from University of Wolverhampton will provide you with a wide range of up-to-date and industry relevant knowledge of concepts and technologies in the area of molecular cell biology. 


The MSc in Molecular Cell Biology from University of Wolverhampton will adequately prepare you for a career in the rapidly evolving field of modern genetics and in the post-genomics era. 

Through the professional practice aspect of this course, you will receive training in fund sourcing for research and enterprise, opportunity recognition and other professional practice skills. You will be taught by a research-active team of academics with expertise in various applications of advanced molecular biology techniques. You will have access to our excellent research facilities and our relationships with industrial partners will ensure that you gain an awareness of career opportunities in this area.

Educational Aims of the Course

This course is particularly for you if you are interested in a career in the bioscience industry. You will be equipped with requisite skills and competence in the application of cutting-edge and emerging technologies in molecular cell biology for effective job performance in the rapidly changing bioscience industry. 

You will learn both the theoretical and practical aspects of molecular biology techniques and how these can be applied to the investigation of molecular basis of diseases, the development of research/diagnostic tools and commercial analysis of biological samples. 

You will develop critical, analytical and professional skills that are needed for further education or employment as research scientists, knowledge-transfer consultants, or business development officers in the bioscience industry. 

Employability in the Curriculum

This course has a Professional Practice module which is aimed at developing your employability skills and enhancing your business awareness. You will also have the opportunity to develop your oral skills and be trained in making presentations to potential employers. Site visits will provide awareness of real-life work setting and provide you with knowledge of skills and competence required by potential employers. 

This MSc course will allow you to consider a variety of careers in areas such as medical science, biotechnology including pharmaceuticals, science teaching and postgraduate research at academic institutions worldwide, including the UK and USA.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Masters' Laboratory Techniques
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Molecular Genetics and Genomics 
  • Molecular Basis of Disease
  • Professional Practice in Molecular Cell Biology 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally, you should have a good honours Degree (2:2 minimum) or equivalent in a Bioscience subject, although substantial professional experience can substitute for graduate status. 
  • You should also have a good standard of written and spoken English. If you are currently employed, we request a statement of support from your employer.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7995 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7995 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Home Part-time - £3998 per year

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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