University of Westminster

Course Introduction

Based within our Faculty of Science and Technology, this programme has an applied focus with real'world impact. Experienced and research'active staff work in close collaboration with the bio'industry, NHS and other research institutions within the UK, Europe and the US. Our research areas include: Cell biology, which focuses on the way cells adapt, survive and differentiate in response to physiological and pathophysiological stimuli; diagnostics and therapeutics, which focuses on the detection of disease and pathogens, genomics and epidemiology. The aim being to identify patients who may benefit ahead of a therapy, thereby improving cost and clinical effectiveness of drugs.

Course Additional Entry

You will need: a minimum classification of 2.1 in a 1st degree (or equivalent); and, preferably, a Master's degree (or Master's degree pending); and (if English is not your 1st language) appropriate English language qualifications (you will normally be required to achieve minimum IELTS scores of 6.5 or equivalent). You will also need to have the commitment and motivation to undertake a sustained programme of independent and self'directed study and training as a researcher.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 - 4 years
Distance Learning