MSc Molecular Cell Biology

Covering a wide range of up-to-date and industry relevant technologies, you will become familiar with the latest advances and commercial techniques in molecular cell biology.

This exciting Masters course is designed to give you the theoretical and practical skills needed for a career in molecular bioscience within companies and research organisations.

This course is ideal if you:

  • are a recently qualified undergraduate and are looking for the professional skills needed to obtain a job in a bioscience company
  • are working in an organisation and want a masters-level qualification to give you a competitive edge
  • require the skills and experience needed to study for a research degree
  • are an international student who would like to study abroad
  • would like a course delivered by experienced research academics, with the possibility of completing a research project in industry
  • want to use cutting-edge facilities to develop your own learning and research.

How you’re taught

Delivery

This Molecular Cell Biology postgraduate degree will be delivered through lectures, laboratory classes, demonstrations, computer packages, and project work. We have state-of-the-art lecture, computing, library and laboratory facilities.

There will be various support mechanisms to help and advise you, including email contact with all tutors, a virtual learning environment for course information and messages, and pastoral support from our International Coordinator and Postgraduate Courses Administrator. The University offers an induction programme for international students, and English language classes.

Assessment

Modules one to seven are assessed by a variety of different types of course work including written assignments, oral presentations and poster presentations, and examinations. The Research Project will involve the design, implementation

Careers and employability

This course cultivates the professional skills, experience and knowledge necessary to pursue a wide range of careers within the field of biosciences. Graduates are well versed in current relevant ethical issues, with an understanding of how these impact on business, making them a valuable addition to any company.

The Sandwich-route course offers you the opportunity to take a one-year placement or several smaller placements. If you start your course in September / October then you will complete your placement following your taught modules and research project. If you start in January you will complete one term of taught modules and your project and then go on placement before returning to NTU for your final term of modules.

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Modules

  • Molecular Biology (20 cp)
  • Cell Culture and Antibody Technology (20 cp)
  • Biology of Disease (20 cp)
  • Business and Enterprise (20 cp)
  • Techniques in Macromolecular Analysis (20 cp)
  • Research Methods and Bioethics (20 cp)
  • Research Project (60 cp)
  • £15,500 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 Year

    Duration

    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time