Biomedical Sciences (Medical Molecular Biology), M.Sc.

Biomedical Sciences (Medical Molecular Biology), M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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This Medical Molecular Biology course enables you to study cutting edge molecular methods employed for the understanding of molecular mechanisms of diseases and for their diagnosis and treatment. Your studies will be underpinned by essential knowledge in genetics, cell signalling and molecular medicine.

About

You will be offered the flexibility to select option modules that reflect your own interest in molecular biology and these will be combined with core modules and an independent research project. The Medical Molecular Biology MSc is suitable for newly qualified graduates, those employed in related work and those with medical qualifications.

Employability

At Westminster, we have always believed that your University experience should be designed to enhance your professional life.We place as much emphasis on gaining skills relevant to the workplace as on learning the academic discipline that you are studying.

Obtaining a placement, part-time or vacation job while you study will provide you with extra cash and help you demonstrate that you have the skills employers are looking for.

In London, there is a plentiful supply of part-time work - most students at the University of Westminster work part-time (or full-time during vacations) to help support their studies.

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Molecular And Cellular Therapeutics
  • Molecular Science And Diagnostics
  • Principles Of Molecular Medicine
  • Postgraduate Research Methods
  • Postgraduate Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      2-5 years

  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

  • You must have at least a BSc Honours in Biomedical Sciences or a closely related subject, a professional qualification of equivalent status and associated work experience or an equivalent qualification deemed suitable by the course team. 
  • If you are applying for part-time study, you will normally be working in a relevant area and will require written support from your employer including confirmation that facilities will be available in your workplace for you to carry out your research project.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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