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Respiratory Clinical Science MSc

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Full time | UCL (University College London) | 1 year | 25-SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Respiratory / Chest Diseases

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Respiratory medicine is an increasingly important field of medicine. This MSc will focus on the study of the scientific and clinical basis of Respiratory diseases with all courses and modules directed towards understanding disease and the effects on patients. This programme, taught by leading scientists and clinicians, provides an ideal foundation for graduates who wish subsequently to undertake a PhD or have a career in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. UCL’s cutting edge new Master's in Respiratory Clinical Science has been designed for those who seek to lead the way in the growing field of Respiratory Medicine – as clinicians or as scientists. This MSc focuses on the study of the key concepts relevant to respiratory medicine including respiratory biology and disease, genetics, immunology, biochemistry, microbiology, lung repair and regeneration, animal models, pathophysiology, pharmacology, physiology and occupational and environmental lung disease. The aim of this new Respiratory Clinical Science MSc is to share the outstanding clinical and scientific expertise within UCL’s Respiratory Department and its world leading partners with the next generation of future leaders in this critical field.

Careers

The programme will provide an outstanding background for those looking to pursue a career in respiratory clinical science and related industries such as biotech and pharmaceuticals. The programme also provides a range of transferable skills which are ideal for those who may wish to subsequently undertake a PhD within UCL or at another institution.

Employability

Our learning methods will prepare students for careers in academic or industrial biomedical sciences, as well as equipping them with transferable skills in presentation, writing, organisation and team work.

Optional qualifications

This degree is also available as a PG Diploma and a PG Certificate with fees set accordingly.

Modules

Principles of Respiratory Biology - Core
Practical Laboratory Research Skills - Core
Respiratory diseases and conditions - Core
Principles of Inflammation - Core
Drug Discovery - Core
Statistical Methods in Research - Core
Principles of Immunology - Core
Tissue Repair and Regeneration - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

14,700

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

29,400

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject (life sciences, medicine, chemistry, biomedicine including applied medical sciences from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

University information

University College London (UCL) is one of the largest and most highly ranked higher education institutions in the world, conducting leading research across a wide range of subject areas. Throughout its long and prestigious history, it has inspired and educated countless minds and produced 30 Nobel prize recipients. With one campus located in the heart of Bloomsbury, and a second campus in vibrant east London the university is home to around...more

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