Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    21250
    Tuition (Year)
    10250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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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.
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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

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • 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'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 Per Year

  • GBP 21250 International
  • GBP 10250 National

Funding

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