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  Molecular Biology and Pathology of Viruses - MSc


Imperial College London    Medicine

Full time October MSc 1 year full-time
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc in Molecular Biology and Pathology of Viruses at Imperial College. Delve into cutting-edge virology and molecular biology topics alongside esteemed experts in the field. This programme equips you with the knowledge and skills essential for a successful career in academic or industrial research, laying a robust foundation for potential PhD studies. Through a blend of lectures, practicals, tutorials, and research projects, you will master crucial research techniques and enhance your scientific communication abilities. The programme culminates in a 6-month research project, where you will investigate a significant research problem under the guidance of senior academics. Graduates often progress to PhD studies or pursue careers in clinical practice, research, industry, finance, or consultancy. With a minimum requirement of a 2.2 degree in biological science, medicine, or veterinary science, this programme offers a gateway to a multitude of exciting career opportunities in the realm of virology and molecular biology.

About the course

You will engage with experts from many areas of virology and molecular biology in a wide range of topics.

These areas have seen recent major advances in the understanding of the structure of viruses, molecular mechanisms of virus replication, virus disease pathogenesis, the emergence of novel viruses and the diseases threats that they pose.

This course aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in academic or industrial research, providing a solid foundation to go on to study at PhD level.

By the end of the programme, you will develop the ability to critically evaluate the scientific literature. You will enhance your written and oral communication skills and the and the ability to present scientific ideas.

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Entry Requirements

Our minimum requirement is a 2.2 degree in biological science, medicine or veterinary science.




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