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What will I learn?

Our MSc Molecular Medicine course aims to provide you with a broad overview of the molecular and cellular causes and treatments of human diseases.

It provides practical and theoretical understanding of the most important current topics in molecular medicine, including the biology of cancer, synthetic biology, cardiovascular diseases and stem cells and regenerative medicine. You will also gain hands-on training in research techniques such as confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, cloning, in situ hybridisation and bioinformatics and you will carry out your own 15-week independent research project.

WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?

MSc Molecular Medicine course aims to provide you with a broad overview of the molecular and cellular causes and treatments of human diseases. It provides practical and theoretical understanding of the most important current topics in molecular medicine, including the biology of cancer, synthetic biology, cardiovascular diseases and stem cells and regenerative medicine. You will also gain hands-on training in research techniques such as confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, cloning, in situ hybridisation and bioinformatics and you will carry out your own 15-week independent research project.

Which department am I in?

School of Biological Sciences

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£21,600.00 (22,12,838) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2021

Start date

20 September 2021

Venue

University of Reading

Whiteknights House,

PO Box 217,

Reading,

Wokingham,

RG6 6AH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have four year Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with GPA of 3.0. Please refer the university website for details of the English Language requirements for entry to individual postgraduate degree programmes.

For international students

You need a good undergraduate honours degree (2:1 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK, in a related subject such as biomedical sciences, biological sciences, biochemistry or microbiology. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Reading

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  • Approximately 500 undergraduate and postgraduate courses
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