Taught course

Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Biochemistry
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A degree with first or second class honours in Biological Sciences or a related scientific discipline, or an equivalent qualification; also, graduates/ non-graduates with several years' appropriate industrial/ professional experience. Overseas applicants will be required to demonstrate their level of proficiency in the English language.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overall structure: Taught modules (3 months) 60 credits;
Research project (9 months) 120 credits.
All students take five core modules. Successful completion of the four core modules will fulfil the requirements for a Postgraduate Certificate. Students studying for a Postgraduate Diploma undertake a short (3 month) diploma project after successful completion of the core modules. Students taking the MSc will undertake a long (9 month) Masters research project upon successful completion of the core modules.

Information for international students

Please see: www.le.ac.uk/graduateoffice/pgprospectus/international.html

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation67 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Dr Raj Patel
Email
biochemistry@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 229 7068
Fax
+44 (0)116 229 7018