First, unlike many MSc courses, we offer you dedicated training in a broad suite of practical laboratory skills. Secondly, this is complemented by two unique classes that develop your transferable skills in statistics, presentations, career development, and ethics, as well as honing your science writing skills and your ability to design experiments and analyse sophisticated datasets. Thirdly, our taught classes capture the excitement of cutting-edge research fields and you'll be taught by active researchers or practising clinical professionals. There is a choice of classes that allows you to select a pathway to suit your future aspirations. The course provides the perfect springboard to future training at PhD level or gives you a range of skills and experience that will prove attractive to employers from industry or the health-care provision sector.
Essential Skills and Employability for Masters Students; Entrepreneurship; Advanced Topics in Biomedical Research; Advanced Techniques in Biomedical Research 1&2; Postgraduate Studies in Microbiology; Research Project; In Vivo Biology; Drug Discovery; Postgraduate Studies in Clinical Microbiology.
Assessment of taught classes is through multiple choice tests, computer quizzes, problem-solving scenarios, poster and oral presentations, essays, and formal written exams. The laboratory project is assessed through a written thesis.
Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in a biological or chemical discipline. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9050||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9050||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Strathclyde
16 Richmond Street
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Postgraduate Admissions - Faculty of Science
0141 548 3623