School of Health and Life Sciences  

Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences

The MSc Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences programme provides you with the opportunity to study academically challenging and vocationally relevant subjects, while gaining important practical skills and exposure to the rigour and demands of scientific investigation. You will develop your laboratory skills as part of a highly respected department thats active in research.The programme has a wide-ranging curriculum dealing with mechanisms of disease development, including the cell and molecular biology of these processes, as well as the pathophysiology and molecular aspects of medicine.The development of laboratory skills is a key component of the course and an emphasis is placed on laboratory-based practical classes, for example, in the Biomolecular Studies, Biomolecular Microbiology and Research Project modules.As a postgraduate student in the Department of Life Sciences, you will be part of a highly respected multi-disciplinary research-active department. This research underpins the learning and teaching experience of the MSc programme. The Department was highly rated in the UK governments Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008).Brighter futuresGCU is highly regarded by employers as a provider of qualified graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in a very competitive market. Career opportunities can be found in the areas of health and medicine enterprises, biomedical, biotechnology, university and industry research divisions, as well as further study, for example a PhD.

UK & EU Students

Course Details

Classification:MSc

Course Duration:1 Year

Course Start Date:14 September 2015

Course Mode:Full Time

Subject Area:Biological and Biomedical Science

Course Fees

Students from England, Wales or Northern Ireland

Year Fee Description/Notes
2014/15 Contact us Fees at GCU include all tuition, library, examination & administrative costs. A guide to fees at GCU.

Information about Scholarships and Bursaries

Students from Scotland and the rest of the EU

Year Fee Description/Notes
2014/15 Contact us Fees at GCU include all tuition, library, examination & administrative costs. A guide to fees at GCU.

Information about Scholarships and Bursaries

Minimum Entry Requirements

Essential Entry RequirementsUK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in a biomedical or biological science discipline
English Language RequirementsIELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5

If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.

Non UK/EU Students

Course Details

Classification:MSc

Course Duration:1 Year

Course Start Date:14 September 2015

Course Mode:Full Time

Subject Area:Biological and Biomedical Science

Course Fees

Year Fee Description/Notes
2014/15 Contact us Fees at GCU include all tuition, library, examination & administrative costs. A guide to fees at GCU.

Information about Scholarships and Bursaries

Minimum Entry Requirements

Essential Entry RequirementsUK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in a biomedical or biological science discipline
English Language RequirementsIELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5

If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.

Further Education Students

Course Details

Classification:MSc

Course Duration:1 Year

Course Start Date:14 September 2015

Course Mode:Full Time

Subject Area:Biological and Biomedical Science

Course Fees

Year Fee Description/Notes
2014/15 Contact us Fees at GCU include all tuition, library, examination & administrative costs. A guide to fees at GCU.

Information about Scholarships and Bursaries

Programme Contents

Biomolecular Studies; Molecular Aspects of Medicine; Cellular and Systems Pathology; Skills for Professional Practice for Biosciences; Pathobiology; Integrated Cell Biology; Applied Molecular Microbiology; and MSc Research Project.

Employment Opportunities

GCU is highly regarded by employers as a provider of qualified graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in a very competitive market.

Career opportunities can be found in the areas of health and medicine enterprises, biomedical, biotechnology, university and industry research divisions, as well as further study, for example a PhD.

Fees and Funding

Scholarships may be available for this programme. Visit www.gcu.ac.uk/study/scholarships for details.
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