M.Sc. Molecular Pathology and Genomics

Queen Mary, University of London

Application deadline: Any Time
Tuition fee:
  • £ 7,910 / Year (EEA)
  • £ 11,879 / Year (International)
Start date: September  2014
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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This programme combines in-depth teaching of disease mechanisms and molecular technologies with an emphasis on developing your critical and practical skills. It will provide you with the essential knowledge and skills to pursue a research career, either in a clinical or scientific setting, and contribute to the growing need for scientists and clinicians to translate molecular advances into the clinical situation. We place a strong emphasis on development of your practical skills and this is reflected in the research skills module, and the three month laboratory-based project. This programme will:

Further your pathology skills, so it is an ideal career progression

Give you a core understanding of human pathology and molecular biology and an in-depth knowledge of the principles and applications of molecular technologies as applied to human disease

Update you on the most recent advances including tumour biology and cell signalling

Have an emphasis on cancer therapy and molecular pathology.

Contents

Core modules: Basic Molecular Biology
Basic Pathology
Cancer Prevention and Screening
Genomic Approaches to Human Diseases
Molecular Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Molecular Pathology of Solid Tumours
Research Skills and Sciences
Lab project

Module options: Biological Therapies
Introduction to Bio-Informatics
Molecular Genetics of Haematologic Malignancies

Requirements

The programme is open to clinicians, graduate scientists, nurses, and other medical professionals working in a clinical, industrial or academic research environment.

Entry to the programme requires a good degree (or degree-equivalent) qualification from a recognised academic institution or an appropriate professional qualification or experience.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 7
TOEFL iBT® test: 100

IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

Funding

Queen Mary bursaries and scholarships

We offer a range of bursaries and scholarships for Masters students including competitive scholarships, bursaries and awards, some of which are for applicants studying specific subjects.

Alternative sources of funding

Home/EU students can apply for a range of other funding, such as Professional and Career Development Loans, and Employer Sponsorship, depending on their circumstances and the specific programme of study.

Overseas students may be eligible to apply for a range of external scholarships and we also provide information about relevant funding providers in your home country.

Detailed information about postgraduate funding options is available in our Postgraduate Funding Guide.

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Accreditation

Queen Mary University of London is based in one of the worlds truly global cities and our international community reflects this. We have students and staff from over 150 countries and our partnerships and activities around the world allow us to deliver teaching and research with an international dimension and impact.

.Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. With around 17,840 students, 4,000 staff and an annual turnover of £300m, we are one of the biggest University of London colleges.

Queen Mary has made a strategic commitment to the highest quality of research. We have invested in this principle by systematically recruiting the best academics in their disciplines from around the world. It's paid off. Following the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008), The Guardian ranked us 11th in the UK for the quality of our research

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