Through studying this Masters programme, you will have the opportunity to develop key skills essential for effective design, delivery and interpretation of laboratory and clinical data. This skill set is key for multiple roles within the industrial, medical and academic sectors.
Within industry this MSc is likely to open job opportunities in drug safety, quality, regulation and compliance as well as Consumer Safety, Quality Managers, Clinical data associate, or clinical data managers, alongside the more traditional lab roles.
In the medical sector, an intercalating MSc can have a significant impact on your application to deaneries and your potential career prospects. Understanding the science of medicines improves prescribing and can also open up possibilities such as Medical Advisers.
Finally, this MSc should give you key skills to allow you for further your academic career by pursing a PhD.
Applicants must have previous training in human or mammalian biology (e.g. graduates from medical, biomedical, or biological undergraduate courses) and other related fields with a minimum 2.2 (Hons) degree or equivalent.
Intercalating medical students must have successfully completed a minimum of three years of an MB BS or comparable medical qualification.
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate evidence of proficiency in English Language with one of the following:
- IELTS: 6.5, with no less than 6.0 in each component
- PTE Academic: 61, with no less than 55 in each component
- CAE and CPE (from January 2015): 176, with no less than 169 in each component
- TOEFL: 87, with a minimum of 21 in each component
- Trinity ISE: Level 3 with Merit in all components
- Duolingo: 110, minimum 100 in all other components
Fees and funding
The fees for part time study are for the current year only, fees for subsequent years are subject to confirmation.
Fees for 2021/2022 are:
UK (home) students fees
- Full time (1 year): £9,730
- Part time (2 years): £4,865
International (including EU) tuition fees
- Full time (1 year): £23,300
- Part time (2 years): £11,650