|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A good upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a biomedical or related subject
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
Our department is home to a world- renowned sensory neuroscience research group. Their projects provide the basis for teaching and research training on this MSc.
The course covers molecular, cell and developmental biology of auditory and visual systems. Advanced imaging and behavioural analysis focus on information processing: from sensory transduction to the central nervous system and behaviour.
You’ll also study animal models of sensory deficits and the development of therapeutic treatments for hearing loss and blindness.
Laboratory Research Project
Critical Analysis of Current Science
Ethics, Law and Public Awareness of Science
Two practical modules:
Practical Approaches to Small Molecule and Functional Genomic Screening
3D Tissue Culture and Genome Editing
Two lecture modules:
Genomic Approaches to Drug Discovery
The Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry
Small-group teaching classes where you’ll discuss, debate, and present on scientific and ethical topics
Laboratory placements within the department with one-to-one attention, training and support in carrying out your individual research project