University of Aberdeen: Molecular Medicine MSc
|Institution||University of Aberdeen View institution profile|
|Department||School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition View department profile|
This programme aims to provide students with knowledge of molecular medicine and, uniquely, allows students to create their own curriculum from offered molecular medicine courses. Extraordinary technological advances in molecular biology, ranging from next-generation sequencing to the engineering of biologic therapies, are revolutionising our ability to diagnose and treat patients.
This MSc programme in Molecular Medicine offers a broad curriculum centred around molecular technologies. Subjects are taught from the perspective of understanding how insights and tools from molecular science can help us to understand and treat human disease. The programme is delivered by molecular medicine researchers, providing a research-led teaching experience. It offers the opportunity to gain highly sought-after skills that will equip you for career destinations across a diversity of molecular medicine subject areas in both industry and academia.
Uniquely, this MSc programme provides a high degree of flexibility to select courses to build a curriculum based upon your research and academic interests. Course options are available in the areas of genetics, biotechnology, drug development and pharmacology, microbiology and immunology, allowing you to tailor the programme to your particular career aspirations.
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|Level||SCQF Level 11|
A second class Honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent qualification in a biological or medical science degree is required for entry onto this programme.
Taught courses are assessed by a combination of written assignments and reports, oral presentations, and by examination. All students undertake a research project, which is submitted for assessment in the form of a research manuscript. Students also present an oral presentation on their project.
The teaching on this programme is lecture based with self-directed learning, practical classes and tutorials to support the lecture material.
The majority of lectures are recorded and can be viewed again when required. The MSc makes the most of hands-on learning to enable repeated exposure to evidence-based practice using real life examples.
|EU||6300 GBP for Year 1|
|England||6300 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||6300 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||6300 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||6300 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||6300 GBP for Year 1|
|International||18900 GBP for Year 1|
University of Aberdeen
School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition
The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences, and Nutrition provides a dynamic, world-class teaching, learning and research environment creating opportunities for greater knowledge and scientific discovery that will underpin maintaining good health and the treatment of disease.
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We are proud to have been recently ranked 1st in Scotland for medicine and 4th in the UK in the Guardian League Tables 2019. The University of Aberdeen is a Top 30 UK University according to The Complete University Guide 2019.
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