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Protein Crystallography PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Crystallography

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This postgraduate course is an excellent introduction to protein crystallography. It is designed for those who are interested in pursuing a career in this exciting and rapidly expanding field, especially in the pharmaceutical industry, or for those who would like to expand and update their existing scientific knowledge.

Assessment is an integral part of your university studies and usually consists of a combination of coursework and examinations, although this will vary from course to course - on some of our courses, assessment is entirely by coursework.

Graduates go on to careers in research, science writing, teaching, and academia. Possible professions include higher education lecturer, research scientist, or science writer. This degree can also be useful in various roles within the pharmaceutical industry, as well as in becoming a secondary school teacher.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-19

Modules

This programme is an excellent introduction to protein crystallography. It is designed for those who are interested in pursuing a career in this exciting and rapidly expanding field, especially in the pharmaceutical industry, or for those who would like to expand and update their existing scientific knowledge. The programme gives up-to-date descriptions of the background, methods and techniques of protein crystallography and a mainly non-mathematical insight into how protein crystal structures are determined and how results should be judged.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£3,150

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,075

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Course specific entry requirements: Students need a degree in science, computing or mathematics, or equivalent qualification, or relevant work experience. Standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification. We will review every postgraduate application to Birkbeck on its individual merits and their professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners. Our standard postgraduate entry requirement for international students is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or an equivalent international qualification.

Department profile

Biology and Molecular Sciences at London’s evening university Join the Department of Biological Sciences at Birkbeck and be part of our ground-breaking and world-leading research. With access to internationally-recognised teachers and state-of-the-art equipment, you can achieve a prestigious University of London qualification while developing your career in science. Some of the country’s most distinguished scientists have worked at...more

University information

With a history that dates back 200 years, Birkbeck, University of London is unique in that it delivers its near-300 postgraduate courses in the evenings, enabling students to work or focus on other commitments during the day. Courses can be studied full-time or part-time and some can be studied through distance learning. Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research universities and provides its 700 postgraduate research student with a...more

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