Taught course

Molecular Biology

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · School of Life and Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

An honours degree with 60% or above marks or equivalent professional qualification, in the biosciences, biochemistry, pharmacy or biological chemistry. Applicants without these qualifications who can demonstrate by other qualifications, research publications or appropriate experience that they can benefit from the programme will be considered on individual merit.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The course will give an in-depth understanding of molecular biology, covering relevant aspects of cell biology, development, biotechnology and medicine. It has a very practical foundation. Students will be trained in molecular biology research strategies and gain hands-on experience of both laboratory and bioinformatics techniques. It consists of 4 taught modules and a research project. Modules are: Core Molecular Biology; Genes, Proteins and Development; Molecular Biotechnology; Molecular Medicine. Research project areas are: Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmacology and Bioinformatics.

Information for international students

If English is not the first language, applicants will need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12-16 months

PGCert

full time
12-16 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@herts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1707 284800
Fax
+44 (0)1707 284870