Taught course

Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Biomedical Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 honours degree in a biomedical-related subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Stem cell and regenerative medicine is at the forefront of future therapies to repair disease and damaged organs. As the academic research base broadens and industry begins to adopt new technologies, the demand for specialists has increased substantially. As such, this unique research-led course offers high-level employment opportunities.

On this masters course, experts from our Centre for Stem Cell Biology will train you in the latest human embryonic stem cell techniques.

Teaching

Throughout your degree, you’ll be taught through lectures, practical sessions, lab placements, tutorials and seminars. In small group teaching classes you’ll discuss, debate and present on scientific and ethical topics. The biggest part of the course will be your individual research project, working alongside professional scientists.

Our teaching covers ethics, practical scientific skills and an overview of the current literature. You’ll also develop useful career skills such as presentation, communication and time management.

Assessment

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments, debates, poster presentations and a dissertation.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
bmspgadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2319