Taught course

Molecular Pathology and Genomics

Institution
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry · Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The programme is open to clinicians, graduate scientists, nurses, and other medical professionals working in a clinical, industrial or academic research environment. Entry to the programme requires a good degree (or degree-equivalent) qualification from a recognised academic institution or an appropriate professional qualification or experience. International applicants Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency. Find out more about our English language entry requirements. If you do not meet language or scholarly requirements it might be possible for you to undertake foundation or pre-sessional programmes that will prepare you for the masters programme. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme combines in-depth teaching of disease mechanisms and molecular technologies with an emphasis on developing your critical and practical skills. It will provide you with the essential knowledge and skills to pursue a research career, either in a clinical or scientific setting, and contribute to the growing need for scientists and clinicians to translate molecular advances into the clinical situation. We place a strong emphasis on development of your practical skills and this is reflected in the research skills module, and the three month laboratory-based project.

This is a Cancer Research UK (CRUK) backed course, taught in a CRUK approved lab and clinical environment.

This programme will:

  • Further your pathology skills, so it is an ideal career progression
  • Give you a core understanding of human pathology and molecular biology and an in-depth knowledge of the principles and applications of molecular technologies as applied to human disease
  • Update you on the most recent advances including tumour biology and cell signalling
  • Have an emphasis on cancer therapy and molecular pathology.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Louise Jones
Email
l.j.jones@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 20 7882 3577