Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology - MSc


University of Leicester    Molecular and Medical Biosciences

Full time January, September MSc 1 year full time Award winner
Biological Sciences (4)

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The MSc programme in Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology is designed for those who want to delve deep into the world of cancer research. This full-time course offers a unique blend of intensive lab work, lectures, and tutorials, followed by an independent research project. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the cellular and molecular processes involved in cancer, as well as the techniques used in research. The programme also focuses on critical analysis of research data and effective communication of scientific concepts. With entry requirements of a 2:2 degree in Biological Sciences or related subject (industry experience is also considered), this programme opens doors to exciting career opportunities in biological research.

About the course

The course comprises a period of intensive taught lab work, tutorials and lectures followed by an independent laboratory research project. As well as developing your understanding of the cellular and molecular processes and techniques used in cancer research, you will learn how to critically analyse research data and research papers and how to communicate complex scientific concepts.

This is for you if... you want to study the molecular and cell biology of cancer to an advanced level and develop a career in biological research.

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Entry Requirements

2:2 degree (or equivalent) in Biological Sciences or related subject. We will also consider appropriate experience in industry.




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