Taught course

Molecular and Cell Biology

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

You must have one of the following • an honours degree in a biological subject or equivalent • a professional qualification of equal standing to an honours degree, such as MIBiol by examination, FIMLS • other qualifications such as HND, HNC or unclassified degree in biological subject, plus significant relevant work experience Non-native English speakers need to be proficient in English, typically shown an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Develop your knowledge of molecular and cell biology in the context of human disease. The course is designed to prepare you for PhD research and also enhance your career prospects in the expanding life sciences sector including government-funded research laboratories or private industry.

Key points
• Develop your knowledge of molecular and cell biology in relation to human disease.
• Learn how research in this area has advanced the treatment and diagnoses of disease.
• Experience the latest techniques that are used in the study of molecular and cell biology.
• Develop attributes and skills valued by employers such as practical skills, problem solving and critical analysis.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Health and Wellbeing
+44 (0)114 225 5555