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Swansea University · Swansea University Medical School

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject. English Language Requirement IELTS 6.5 or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

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Recent years have witnessed an unprecedented growth in research in the area of nanoscience. There is increasing optimism that nanotechnology applied to medicine will bring significant advances in the diagnosis treatment and prevention of disease. Increasing demand and awareness of applications of nanotechnology in medicine has resulted in the emergence of a new discipline, namely nanomedicine.

This 12-month course (starts in October) is suitable for graduates with experience in disciplines of biology, life sciences or engineering who wish to develop their understanding of the application of Nanotechnology in healthcare and to undergo training in experimental design and experimental practice in a novel research topic.

The programme will give you generic evidence based practice training with additional modules exploring:

  • Introduction to Bioinformatics (20)
  • Nano(Geno)toxicology (20)
  • Regenerative Medicine (20)
  • Diagnostics and Imaging (10)
  • Physiology and Disease (10)
  • Nanomedicines and Therapeutics (10)
  • Research Design and Ethics (10)
  • Principles of Nanomedicine (10)
  • Bio-Nanotechnology (10)
  • Dissertation (Research Project) (60)

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
12 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Swansea University Medical School
+44 (0)1792 513400