A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:
- a life science or related discipline
- or an MBBS/BDS degree.
This programme accepts both medical and dental students wishing to take a master's degree as an intercalation. You will need to have successfully completed your third or fourth year of study.
Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background.
Months of entry
The course is for students with a BSc in the life sciences or another science discipline. It is also for intercalating and qualified MBBS or BDS students.
The taught part of the course includes biotechnology and business enterprise-specific content. You have the flexibility to select complementary modules and develop a bespoke course. You'll also receive training in:
- general research principles
- professional skills
- key skills.
Information for international students
English Language requirements:
Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all other sub-skills).
International students wishing to discuss these opportunities may contact:
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Fees and funding
See our course fees and funding web page in our online Prospectus.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Medical Sciences Graduate School
- +44 (0) 191 208 5379