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Molecular Biology

This programme is designed for professionals in health and related areas, such as pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, who wish to acquire knowledge and understanding of molecular biology and its impact on biomedicine and related disciplines. It introduces you to recent advances made in the study of disease, with the emphasis on how advanced molecular technologies inform and impact upon clinical practice.

Entry requirements

MSc: A Minimum 2.2 degree in an appropriate subject or international equivalent; accredited professional qualifications or vocational experience in relevant areas (e.g. health sciences, the health professions, biomedical and biological science).

Course modules

Principles of Molecular Biology (or Molecular aspects of infectious disease if February start); Molecular aspects of chronic multi-factorial diseases; Molecular aspects of infectious disease (or Principles of Molecular Biology if February start); Human Molecular Genetics; Genomics and Bioinformatics; DNA Techniques; Option module one from Negotiated Learning Module; Introduction to Leadership and Management; Current Developments in Genetics; Molecular Diagnostics; MSc Molecular Biology Project.

Assessment methods

MSc Molecular Biology Project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Distance learning (full-time) February 2019 6,345 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 1 Years

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