Cancer and Molecular Diagnostics at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

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Course summary

This course is delivered at the University’s Darlington Campus, utilising facilities provided by the NHC (National Horizons Centre) and the University’s Centre for Professional and Executive Development. The NHC is a state-of-the-art research, teaching and training facility. This course is a specialist and advanced, research-focused course for those with an interest in cancer and molecular diagnostics and its contribution to solving global challenges facing humanity. You have the opportunity to participate in this research-intensive course via a combination of taught modules and an in-depth research project, utilising the facilities of the NHC. The teaching team includes members of bioscience research who are working on understanding diseases in humans and other species to translate this knowledge into ways to improve the outcome of patients. We use state-of-the-art technology to address current clinical needs including understanding host-pathogen interactions, infectious diseases, bladder weakness, cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, respiratory and other important diseases in order to improve diagnosis, prognosis and treatment options. As a graduate you will be confident, critical, creative, adaptable, articulate and aspiring within the field of the cancer and molecular diagnostics within industrial, commercial, government and environmental settings, research and further postgraduate study. Visit Teesside University’s website to apply to start in September or January.


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Assessment method

Assessments test subject knowledge, application of this knowledge, independent thought and skills acquisition. A variety of assessment tools have been used to ensure a diverse assessment strategy, including: practical examinations, oral presentations, poster presentations, technical reports, literature surveys, evaluations and summaries, dissertation.

How to apply

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Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a good honours degree (2.2 or above) from a UK university, or a non-UK equivalent qualification, in a subject related to biology, biochemistry, microbiology, human biology and health-related areas. If your first degree is not in one of the subject areas, please check with our admissions team if it is acceptable. Non-UK students must also meet the University's minimum English language requirements.

Fees and funding

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Cancer and Molecular Diagnostics at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS