Taught course

Molecular Medicine

Bangor University · School of Biological Sciences

Entry requirements

Academic criteria: Minimum BSc degree equivalent to a UK 2ii in a relevant biological/medical/(bio)chemical sciences subject. Applicants with substantial relevant work/academic experience will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Molecular Medicine is a discipline which researches the causes and mechanisms of disease at a molecular level and applies this knowledge to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. The Master of Research (MRes) degree in Molecular Medicine uses a multi-disciplinary, research-based approach to teach students the skills needed to pursue a research career in academia, industry or research institutes.

The main aim of this program is to develop the Scientific Research Skills of motivated postgraduate students aiming for a career in scientific research. The program will combine laboratory research with supportive and integrative taught content tailored to equip the student to effectively interpret and communicate scientific findings. The program aims to develop rigorous research and analytical skills, a concept of good laboratory practice and ability to critically interpret and evaluate both the scientific literature and self-generated data. Creativity and originality in students approach to laboratory research will be encouraged. Successful graduates will also attain wider employability skills including multi-disciplinarity, data management, numeracy, statistics, translating research into practice and in silico data analysis necessary for a successful career in both academic and industrial sectors.

Information for international students

English language requirements (minimum): IELTS 6.0 (5.5).

For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.

Fees and funding

Please read our Fees & Finances pages for the most up to date information. You can also find out more about Postgraduate Funding & Scholarships on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
01248 351151