Taught course

Molecular Medicine

University of Reading · School of Biological Sciences

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Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) related to biological science, such as biomedical sciences, biological sciences, biochemistry or microbiology.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc Molecular Medicine course aims to provide you with a broad overview of the molecular and cellular causes and treatments of human diseases.

It provides practical and theoretical understanding of the most important current topics in molecular medicine, including the biology of cancer, synthetic biology, cardiovascular diseases and stem cells and regenerative medicine. You will also gain hands-on training in research techniques such as confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, cloning, in situ hybridisation and bioinformatics and you will carry out your own 15-week independent research project.

With a variety of taught modules, you will learn to apply your skills to industry-relevant challenges.

Read more about MSc Molecular Medicine.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,340 per year
International students
£21,215 per year

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Global Recruitment Team