A 2:1 in a relevant Honours degree is normally accepted as the entry requirement for the course. Applicants with a 2:2 are also actively encouraged to apply and will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants with alternative qualifications with academic attainment or skills in subjects which are directly relevant to the course will also be considered.
For this course, a relevant degree would be any bioscience-related degree, especially those with a biomedical, cell biology, molecular biology, biotechnology or disease-mechanisms content. Applicants from Medicine or Veterinary sciences are encouraged to apply. Applicants with a Nursing, or from Environmental biosciences backgrounds are encouraged to consult the course leader prior to application.
If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent. If your level of English language is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider an appropriate Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve the required level of English.
You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more
Months of entry
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.
Information for international students
Please visit our website at https://www.shu.ac.uk/international
Fees and funding
There is support available to help you afford tuition fees and living costs whilst your study at Hallam. Find out at https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding.
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit https://www.shu.ac.uk/international/fees-scholarships-and-discounts to find out more.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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