Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    21250 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    10250 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #101 (ARWU) ,
This unique specialist course gives you practical experience in human embryonic stem cell techniques, helping you develop the professional skills employers want. You'll also spend time in seminars considering the ethical and legal issues associated with the field.

About

The world is looking for new ways to treat disease and repair damaged organs. Stem cell and regenerative medicine is driving the search. The industry is embracing new technologies. Specialists are in demand.

This unique specialist course gives you practical experience in human embryonic stem cell techniques, helping you develop the professional skills employers want. You'll also spend time in seminars considering the ethical and legal issues associated with the field.

You'll learn from leading researchers and hone your skills with a research project of your own, based in our world-famous Centre for Stem Cell Biology.

There are lectures, practical classes, tutorials and seminars. In small groups, you'll discuss, debate and present on scientific and ethical topics. You'll get one-to-one time with staff and training to support your research project.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Literature Review
  • Laboratory Research Project
  • Critical Analysis of Current Science
  • Ethics and Public Awareness of Science

Optional modules

Choose two lecture modules from:

  • Modelling Human Disease
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Bionanomaterials

Choose two practical modules from:

  • Human Embryonic Stem Cell Culture Techniques
  • Practical Cell Biology
  • Practical Developmental Genetics

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Practical classes
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Small-group teaching classes where you'll discuss, debate, and present on scientific and ethical topics
  • Laboratory placements within the department with one-to-one attention, training and support in carrying out your individual research project

Assessment

  • Formal examinations
  • Coursework assignments
  • Debates
  • Poster presentations
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • You'll need a good upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a biomedical or related subject.
  • Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or TOEFL 100 with 24 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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