Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a relevant subject (biological sciences or possibly natural sciences) or equivalent qualification.

This course is also available as an intercalated programme to students who have completed three years of a UK medical degree and are normally ranked in the top 50% of their year of study. Read more at Intercalation.

English language requirements

IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.0 in writing and no less than 6.5 in all other components. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Molecular Medicine gives you the opportunity to develop as a scientist or scientifically-literate clinician through an advanced understanding of the molecular basis of many diseases and their treatments.

Make an impact

You’ll study how to apply molecular approaches to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of a range of cancers, chronic, autoimmune and genetic diseases. You’ll also carry out a research project in one of these areas within a research group at the forefront of the field. Project supervision is assured by outstanding academics and clinicians working on cutting-edge research.

This flexible course allows you to develop core scientific skills and follow your professional interests with a choice of optional modules. You'll be part of a world-renowned School and will be taught by internationally recognised scholars.

The Programme Leader is Dr Thomas Hughes.

The MSc course comprises 180 credits. You may choose to exit the course at an earlier stage, with either a PG Certificate (60 credits) or a PG Diploma (120 credits).

For more information about the course, find us on Coursefinder

Information for international students

Improve your English

International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme may be able to study our postgraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.

This pre-sessional course is designed with a progression route to your degree programme and you’ll learn academic English in the context of your subject area. To find out more, read Language for Science (6 weeks) and Language for Science: General Science (10 weeks).

If you need to study for longer than 10 weeks, read more about our postgraduate pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

The University of Leeds offers a number of scholarships, please visit our page on Masters funding overview.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
School of Medicine Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgmed-admissions@leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44(0) 113 343 0806