Taught course

Techniques in Structural Molecular Biology

Institution
Birkbeck, University of London · Biological Sciences
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

Degree in science, computing or mathematics, or equivalent qualification, or relevant work experience.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This postgraduate programme provides you with a theoretical background for the techniques commonly used in structural biology. It has been designed for scientists wishing to update their knowledge, or as part of the background studies of research students, particularly those whose undergraduate studies were in a different area.

Structural biology allows you to understand how macromolecules work at the atomic level of detail. This is important particularly in designing drugs that act at the molecular level to affect macromolecules. Increasingly, research uses a range of complementary biophysical and structural techniques to study protein-protein interactions. This requires that researchers have some understanding of what all these techniques can achieve. This programme is designed to give the theoretical background required to use this range of methods.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months
distance learning
12 months
online
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Advice Service
Email
studentadvice@bbk.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 20 3907 0700