UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course provides an in'depth education in this cutting'edge and rapidly developing field. It is delivered by scientists and clinicians researching, developing and testing new treatments for genetically inherited and acquired diseases using gene delivery technology, stem cell manipulation and DNA repair techniques. Teaching includes lectures, seminars, problem classes and tutorials.

Course Modules

Core modules: Molecular aspects of cell and gene therapy; clinical applications of cell and gene therapy; research methodology and statistics; stem cell and tissue repair. Options: Foundations of biomedical sciences; applied genomics; HIV frontiers from research to clinics; molecular and genetic basis of paediatric disease; understanding research and critical appraisal (biomedicine); laboratory methods in biomedical science.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants should be: a qualified medical practitioner, with a qualification equivalent to a UK MBBS; a non'clinical scientist with a minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree or equivalent in a life or biomedical science subject; or a healthcare, pharmaceutical or biotech professional and scientist with equivalent experience (minimum of 3 years).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £25,140  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,460  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)
Short Course
Full Time
PgCert
1 year
Full Time
PgDip