You'll need at least a 2:1 undergraduate honours degree including a substantial element of human or animal biology.
We also accept medical students who wish to intercalate their studies.
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 these factors is crucial to the development of therapies.
The course will
- provide you with an understanding of both the background and the current technical and scientific advances in biomedical science and therapeutic design.
- teach you how to use the latest technology to answer research questions
- emphasise how experiments and experimental programmes are designed and interpreted.
- provide you with an experience of a hypothesis-driven laboratory research project alongside experts in the field
All the above will increase your employability in both industry and academia, as well as being an excellent route to a PhD. It will also provide valuable transferable skills that you can use in whatever career path you choose.
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