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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
Lead academic: Dr Martin Nicklin
Designed for both animal/human biology and clinical graduates, this flexible course focuses on the molecular and genetic factors of human diseases. Understanding those factors is crucial to the development of therapies.
You’ll be brought up to date with the latest technical and scientific advances in biomedical science and therapeutic design and learn how to use the latest technology to answer research questions for yourself. Core modules cover the fundamentals. You'll choose specialist modules from the pathway that interests you most.
You'll also receive 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.
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
English language requirements
Clinical applications pathway:
Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
All other pathways:
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
- +44 (0)114 215 9553