Study MSc Molecular Medicine at the University of Reading

biological science

The University of Reading is a research-intensive institution and has strengths in research to understand the causes of disease at the molecular level. Our advanced research informs our cutting-edge degree - MSc Molecular Medicine.


Why choose Reading?

Study in our new £60m Health and Life Sciences building, opening September 2020 with dedicated biomedical teaching laboratories

83% of our biological sciences research
has been judged to be internationally excellent or world leading (REF, 2014)

We’re home to the Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research (ICMR)

Our beautiful campus is set in 130 acres of green parkland

A range of partial master’s scholarships


More about MSc Molecular Medicine

Our one-year MSc Molecular Medicine course aims to provide you with a broad overview of the molecular and cellular causes and treatments of human diseases.

You’ll develop a practical and theoretical understanding of the most important topics in molecular medicine. Through a variety of taught modules, you’ll cover topics including synthetic biology, biology of cancer and regenerative medicine. You’ll also gain hands-on training in advanced, cutting-edge molecular techniques such as:
 - confocal microscopy
 - molecular cloning
 - cell culture
 - bioinformatics


Many of our graduates go on to study for a PhD and pursue a career in research either in industry or in universities. 100% of master’s students from our School of Biological Sciences are in work or further study within 15 months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017/18; Postgraduate (Taught) responders from School of Biological Sciences)

 

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