Taught course

Molecular Medicine

Institution
University of Sheffield · Faculty of Medicine
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree with a substantial element of human or animal biology. Medical students can intercalate after completion of three years of their medical degree. We also welcome medical graduates and graduates in other scientific subjects such as biotechnology.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This flexible course focuses on the molecular and genetic factors of human diseases. Understanding those factors is crucial to the development of therapies. Core modules cover the fundamentals. You choose specialist modules from the pathway that interests you most. We also give you practical lab training to prepare you for your research project. The project is five months of invaluable laboratory experience: planning, carrying out, recording and reporting your own research. A high proportion of students from this course progress to study for a PhD, while others go on to work in the industries.

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 score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Students applying for the Clinical Applications pathway will need an overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
iicd-pgt-enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 215 9553