Taught course

Nanomedicine

Institution
Swansea University · Swansea University Medical School
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You will require at least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject. There is also provision for admission that takes into account previous experience if you have an undergraduate degree below a 2:2 honours level.

If you do not have an undergraduate degree, you must have significant relevant work (or other) experience.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Are you a graduate with a degree in cell and molecular biology, genetics and biochemistry, Biochemistry and/or medical biochemistry, pharmacy, medical engineering or physics? Do you have aspirations to apply this knowledge in the medical or life sciences field? Enhance your career prospects by studying Nanomedicine, interfacing with clinical medicine, pharmaceutics, regenerative medicine and nano(geno) toxicology.

Increasing demand and awareness of nanotechnology applications in Medicine has lead to the emergence of Nanomedicine. Capitalising on the 22M infrastructure investment in the Centre for Nanohealth (CNH), the course delivered by a group of world leading research scientists in the number one medical school for research environment in the UK. Joined by clinicians, industry leaders and experts in research innovation and technology transfer, the MSc in Nanomedicine offers a unique opportunity to study and play a role in the significant contributions that nanotechnology is bringing to advances in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

Suitable for anyone with a life sciences facing degree who is targeting industry facing employment in pharma or research careers through PhDs, students will tackle nano-enabled innovation in molecular medicine, drug development, advanced drug delivery and imaging/diagnostics. Pharmaceuticals and advanced therapeutics is embedded across these themes. In addition we have two focus areas, being Regenerative medicine (incorporating biomaterials) and nano(geno) toxicology which map to the core research themes of the School. These areas are furnished by expertise from the colleges of engineering and science, culminating in a multidisciplinary laboratory based research project underpinned by dedicated statistics/informatics modules and research design/ethics.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

part time
12 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358