Molecular Bioscience MSc

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 13/09/2019

With specific pathways in Genetics and Genomic or Molecular Medicine.

The MSc Molecular Bioscience has two distinct and separate pathways of study allowing you to focus on Molecular Medicine or Genetics and Genomic. You can elect to take study topics in your chosen area of interest and it allows you to design your Master’s degree to meet your career aspirations.

Apply for MSc Molecular Bioscience (Genetics and Genomics)

Recruiting for 2020 only.

Apply for MSc Molecular Bioscience (Molecular Medicine)

Course

Highlights

  • Subject specific modules tailored to the individual pathways allow you to design your Master’s degree to meet your career aspirations.
  • Well-equipped Biomedical Science laboratories used for learning and research.
  • Apply and develop your skills in a practical, real-world setting.
  • 240 hours of Work placements.
  • Motivated and research active Tutors.
  • Brand New Campus and Facilities at our £330 million Waterside Campus.
  • An opportunity for you to write up your research and present your study.

Additional

Information

Further information

If you would like to find out more information, please contact the course tutor Anthony.Baross@northampton.ac.uk.

Course Details

MSc Molecular Bioscience with specific pathways in Genetics and Genomic or Molecular Medicine.

The programme supports you to develop your knowledge and understanding of key aspects of your chosen pathway and is aimed at individuals that have a prior knowledge of, or keen interest in, Molecular Medicine or Genetics and Genomic.

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Open Days

Discover More

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a minimum 2.2 class honours degree in a Biological Science from a UK university or international equivalent in order to be eligible to apply for this course.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

Course Content

If a student opts to study the Molecular Medicine pathway, the module SLSM012 will become a compulsory module. If a student opts to take the Genetics and Genomics pathway, the module SLSM014 becomes a compulsory module. A student cannot take both SLSM014 and SLSM012.

  • Genetics and Genomics (20 Credits)
    Module code: SLSM014
    Core Module N
  • Molecular Medicine (20 Credits)
    Module code: SLSM012
    Core Module N
  • Current Topics in Molecular Bioscience (20 Credits)
    Module code: SLSM015
    Core Module Y
  • Applied Practice (40 Credits)
    Module code: SPOM019
    Core Module Y
  • Dissemination (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPOM020
    Core Module Y
  • Molecular Bioscience Dissertation (60 Credits)
    Module code: SLSM013
    Core Module Y
  • Research Methods (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPOM029
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

Our Biomedical Science laboratories are modern and well equipped with research facilities that will enable you to learn and develop your skills in an innovative and supportive environment. Current specialist facilities include:

  • cell culture facilities (for working with human cell lines – i.e. cancer cells)
  • genetics/genomics facilities for the analysis of DNA and RNA (including PCR and next-generation sequencing technology)
  • specialist Microbiology laboratories fluorescence, bright-field and electron microscope.
  • Experienced subject specialists actively researching and publishing in their fields.
  • Opportunities to attend and present research at international conferences.
  • Independently focused areas of study fully supported.
  • Great links with local academic, industrial and clinical partner.

Alumni 20% Discount

Our Graduate Discount Scheme

Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us.

Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

*Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

Fees & Funding

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,300
Part Time: £810 per 20 credit module.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

Postgraduate Loans

If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 19/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

*The maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International:£12,750

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

International scholarships

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.


*Course data provided by Unistats

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  • Full range of integrated learning environments.
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Updated 13/09/2019

  • With specific pathways in Genetics and Genomic or Molecular Medicine.

    The MSc Molecular Bioscience has two distinct and separate pathways of study allowing you to focus on Molecular Medicine or Genetics and Genomic. You can elect to take study topics in your chosen area of interest and it allows you to design your Master’s degree to meet your career aspirations.

    Apply for MSc Molecular Bioscience (Genetics and Genomics)

    Recruiting for 2020 only.

    Apply for MSc Molecular Bioscience (Molecular Medicine)

    Course

    Highlights

    • Subject specific modules tailored to the individual pathways allow you to design your Master’s degree to meet your career aspirations.
    • Well-equipped Biomedical Science laboratories used for learning and research.
    • Apply and develop your skills in a practical, real-world setting.
    • 240 hours of Work placements.
    • Motivated and research active Tutors.
    • Brand New Campus and Facilities at our £330 million Waterside Campus.
    • An opportunity for you to write up your research and present your study.
  • MSc Molecular Bioscience with specific pathways in Genetics and Genomic or Molecular Medicine.

    The programme supports you to develop your knowledge and understanding of key aspects of your chosen pathway and is aimed at individuals that have a prior knowledge of, or keen interest in, Molecular Medicine or Genetics and Genomic.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Further information

    If you would like to find out more information, please contact the course tutor Anthony.Baross@northampton.ac.uk.

    • Discover More

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

  • You will need to have a minimum 2.2 class honours degree in a Biological Science from a UK university or international equivalent in order to be eligible to apply for this course.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

  • If a student opts to study the Molecular Medicine pathway, the module SLSM012 will become a compulsory module. If a student opts to take the Genetics and Genomics pathway, the module SLSM014 becomes a compulsory module. A student cannot take both SLSM014 and SLSM012.

    • Genetics and Genomics (20 Credits)
      Module code: SLSM014
      Core Module N
    • Molecular Medicine (20 Credits)
      Module code: SLSM012
      Core Module N
    • Current Topics in Molecular Bioscience (20 Credits)
      Module code: SLSM015
      Core Module Y
    • Applied Practice (40 Credits)
      Module code: SPOM019
      Core Module Y
    • Dissemination (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPOM020
      Core Module Y
    • Molecular Bioscience Dissertation (60 Credits)
      Module code: SLSM013
      Core Module Y
    • Research Methods (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPOM029
      Core Module Y

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    Our Biomedical Science laboratories are modern and well equipped with research facilities that will enable you to learn and develop your skills in an innovative and supportive environment. Current specialist facilities include:

    • cell culture facilities (for working with human cell lines – i.e. cancer cells)
    • genetics/genomics facilities for the analysis of DNA and RNA (including PCR and next-generation sequencing technology)
    • specialist Microbiology laboratories fluorescence, bright-field and electron microscope.
    • Experienced subject specialists actively researching and publishing in their fields.
    • Opportunities to attend and present research at international conferences.
    • Independently focused areas of study fully supported.
    • Great links with local academic, industrial and clinical partner.
  • 2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,300
    Part Time: £810 per 20 credit module.

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    Postgraduate Loans

    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 19/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    *The maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years

    2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International:£12,750

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    International scholarships

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour