Taught course

Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences

Glasgow Caledonian University · Department of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in a biomedical or biological science discipline

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences programme provides you with the opportunity to study academically challenging and vocationally relevant subjects, while gaining important practical skills and exposure to the rigour and demands of scientific investigation. You will develop your laboratory skills as part of a highly respected department that is active in research.

The development of laboratory skills is a key component of the course and an emphasis is placed on laboratorybased practical classes, for example, in the Biomolecular Studies, Biomolecular Microbiology and Research Project modules.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements: IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5 Scholarships available.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Dissertation30 (9000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)141 331 8630