MSc Molecular Medicine - Online

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  • Objectives
    -To provide a broad and up-to-date understanding of the molecular and genetic factors that underlie human diseases and their current and potential treatment. -To provide skills and experience in reading, interpreting, synthesising and writing scientific literature. -To provide skills and experience in planning, executing, recording and reporting a substantial piece of hypothesis-driven, laboratory-based research in the field of molecular medicine. G (Genetics pathway): To train scientists in the acquisition and critical application of bioinformatic and genetic data in human biomedical research. E (Experimental Medicine pathway): To train scientists in the understanding, planning and assessment of contemporary translational research using examples of good scientific practice. N (Neuroscience pathway): To train scientists in the the application and evaluation of molecular, cellular and imaging techniques that are used in neuropathological and neuropsychological investigations.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements At least a 2:1 or equivalent in an appropriate biological subject area or subject area related to medicine. Candidates with a 2:2 degree will be accepted in exceptional circumstances. Medical graduates and graduates with recent experience in molecular biology or molecular genetics through work-related training will also be considered. English language requirement: IELTS score of at least 6.5 or equivalent, including a score of at least 6.5 in listening.
  • Academic title
    MSc Molecular Medicine
  • Course description
    Course content

    The course consists of five core taught modules, a five-month research project and three sets of three optional taught modules.

    You can choose from three pathways on this Master course: Genetics, Experimental Medicine or Neuroscience.

    The broad structure for each pathway is as follows:

    Genetics pathway:

    -Proteomics and Informatics
    -Genetics of Host Pathogen Interactions
    -Bioinformatics Online
    -Project presentation
    -Laboratory project

    Experimental Medicine pathway

    -Molecular and Cellular Basis of Disease
    -Model Systems in Research
    -Novel Therapies
    -Project Presentation
    -Laboratory Project

    Neuroscience pathway

    -Neuropsychiatric Disease and Neuroimaging
    -Model Systems in Research
    -Molecular Basis for Neurodegenerative Disease
    -Project presentation
    -Laboratory Project

    -Interactive problem-based classes
    -Laboratory demonstrations
    -Computer practicals
    -Review essays
    -Supervised laboratory research project

    -Taught modules: course work, examinations.
    P-roject: thesis, oral presentation, viva voce exam

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