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  MSc (by Dissertation) Molecular Medicine


University of Essex    School of Life Sciences

Full time & Part time October, January Other, MSc 1 Year Full Time / 2 Years Part Time
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc (by Dissertation) Molecular Medicine programme at the School of Life Sciences. Delve into cutting-edge research spanning from genes to ecosystems, with a focus on molecular and cellular disease studies. Benefit from world-class supervision, training, and a vibrant research community that fosters interdisciplinary projects. Engage in projects on cancer biology, immunology, drug design, genomics, and more, often in collaboration with NHS and regional hospitals. Your research experience will be enriched by state-of-the-art facilities including automated laboratories, high-performance computing clusters, bioimaging suites, and advanced sequencing capabilities. Upon completion, open doors to diverse career paths in research, biomedical labs, and pharmaceutical industries. To join this prestigious programme, a good honours or Masters degree in a related field and a compelling research proposal are required. Elevate your scientific career with this exceptional opportunity in Molecular Medicine.

About the course

Research in our School of Life Sciences covers a wide spectrum of biology from genes to ecosystems, and this broad-based structure provides opportunities for developing novel ideas and inter-disciplinary projects.

We offer supervision in all areas of staff expertise in molecular medicine and our research is at the basic-clinical interface and we employ a range of techniques for studying diseases at the molecular and cellular level. We have current projects on cancer and stem cell biology, viruses and infection, basic and reproductive immunology, translational and clinical proteomics, drug design, and genomics and computational biology. Many projects are in collaboration with the NHS and regional hospitals.

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Entry Requirements

You will need a good honours degree or a Masters degree, or equivalent, in a related subject. A well-developed research proposal is also essential.

You will normally be required to attend an interview/Skype interview for acceptance, and acceptance is subject to research expertise in the department.

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Get in touch with any questions you may have about the qualifications we accept. Remember to tell us about the qualifications you have already completed or are currently taking.



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