M.Sc. On Campus

Medical Bioscience

Glasgow Caledonian University

12 months
14500 GBP/year
7000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Medical Bioscience from Glasgow Caledonian University is designed to develop theoretical and practical knowledge in cell and molecular biology, clinical microbiology, virology and pharmacology and apply this to understanding the causes and treatments of disease processes. 


At Medical Bioscience from Glasgow Caledonian University you will explore a diverse range of topics underpinned by research expertise across the department in research areas such as diabetes and obesity, pulmonary hypertension, wound healing, microbial safety, atherosclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease.


The course will provide you with current theoretical knowledge and practical skills to equip you for entry to the life science industry or academia. The department works in close partnership with the University’s Career Service and has a programme of careers and employability events and initiatives that runs continuously throughout the academic year.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomolecular Studies
  • Infection and Immunity
  • Translational Medical Science
  • Oncology
  • Metabolic Vascular Disease
  • Research Skills in Medical Bioscience
  • Topics in Medical Bioscience 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in biological science.
  • English language requirement
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letters of reference
  • Academic and professional certificates
  • Academic transcripts
  • Passport (International applicants only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 GBP per year during 12 months.

National students Home (Scottish) and RUK

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 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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