Taught course

Biomedical Sciences (Medical Molecular Biology)

Institution
University of Westminster, London · Biomedical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You must have at least a BSc Honours in Biology, Chemistry or a related subject, a professional qualification of equivalent status and associated work experience or an equivalent qualification deemed suitable by the course team.

If you are applying for part-time study, you will normally be working in a relevant area and will require written support from your employer including confirmation that facilities will be available in your workplace for you to carry out your research project.

For those not employed in related areas or for whom a work-based project is not viable we can provide projects at the University.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course enables you to study cutting edge molecular methods employed for the understanding of molecular mechanisms of diseases and for their diagnosis and treatment. Your studies will be underpinned by essential knowledge in genetics, cell signalling and molecular medicine.

You will be offered the flexibility to select option modules that reflect your own interest in molecular biology and these will be combined with core modules and an independent research project. The course is suitable for newly qualified graduates, those employed in related work and those with medical qualifications.

The course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).

Information for international students

If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in each element. During the induction stage of the course, if English is not your first language you will need to complete Academic English screening and any resulting recommended Academic English support activity.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,000
International students
£13,500

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
course-enquiries@westminster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7915 5511