12 months
26200 GBP/year
10800 GBP/year
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This Molecular Medicine course at University of Sheffield gives you the chance to choose specialist modules from the pathway that interests you most. You'll carry out a five-month research project, which gives you invaluable laboratory experience. Our graduates go on to PhD study or work in related industries. 

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Designed for both animal/human biology and clinical graduates, this Molecular Medicine flexible course from University of Sheffield focuses on the molecular and genetic factors of human diseases. Understanding those factors is crucial to the development of therapies.

Key Features  

  • You’ll be brought up to date with the latest technical and scientific advances in biomedical science and therapeutic design and learn how to use the latest technology to answer research questions for yourself. 
  • Core modules cover the fundamentals. You'll choose specialist modules from the pathway that interests you most.
  • You'll also receive practical lab training to prepare you for your research project. The project is five months of invaluable laboratory experience: planning, carrying out, recording and reporting your own research.

Programme Structure

  • The course begins with six core modules that are appropriate to all specialities. These core modules cover the fundamentals. 
  • You'll then choose from one of four specialist pathways. Students decide on their pathway before the optional parts of the course begin in February. You only need to decide 10 weeks into the course when you choose your project, which will also be associated with a particular pathway. You'll choose specialist modules from the pathway that interests you most.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 degree with a substantial element of human or animal biology. Medical students can intercalate after completion of three years of their medical degree. We also welcome medical graduates and graduates in other scientific subjects such as biotechnology. 
  • Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 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

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 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.


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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