MSc - Master of Science
Medical Specialisations: F-O Medicine (General)
You learn a broad curriculum of molecular science, with modern insights and tools to treat human disease. Several course options allow you to focus on specific areas of interest from: Genetics, biotechnology, drug development, pharmacology, microbiology and immunology.
Courses include: Basic Skills, Study Skills for Life, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Molecular Genetics, Drug Metabolism and Toxicology, Molecular Pharmacology, Introduction to Microbiology, Applied Statistics, Research Tutorials, Beyond Your Degree, Human Genetics, Genome – Enabled Medicine, Biologic Drug Discovery, and your Masters Research Project
This programme builds upon the latest innovation needs globally, advances in technology and molecular medicine and your research interests. You learn insights, tools and treatments of diseases with options in genetics, biotechnology, drug development and pharmacology from an international team of researchers and lecturers in a wide range of specialist areas from which you can choose the best options for your own needs. You can choose from careers in research science, biotechnology, pathology, education, publishing, commercialising research and science outreach.
You study in the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition. The School is set in the heart of a large teaching hospital at Foresterhill, and learning is multidisciplinary across biotechnology, drug discovery, clinical medicine, nutrition and gut health, public health and primary care. There are several research centres such as: Aberdeen Cardiovascular and Diabetes Centre, MRC Centre for Medical Mycology, the Centre for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health, the Centre for Bacteria in Health and Disease, amongst others.
The University of Aberdeen and Kings College is the 5th oldest university in the UK. It was founded by Bishop William Elphinstone in 1495. It is “Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.” It provides progressive, innovative research. Many of its subjects continue to progress societal, economic and new innovations to this day. Initially aligned to the university models of Paris and Bologna, this progressive vision continues to attract international research staff and international academics. The stunning contemporary blue glass Sir Duncan Rice library offers you panoramic views over the city, beach and beyond and excellent study facilities.
Aberdeen is one of the leading world energy hubs with over 900 related companies located in the city and over 20 FTSE companies many of whom are internationally recognised brands. The city is compact, architecturally interesting and it offers four shopping centres, restaurants for all tastes and budgets, museums, galleries, a beach, walks and plenty to do
Honours degree in biological, medical science or similar area. Check In My Country pages from programme page to find out if your degree is equivalent English Language Requirements Find out more about English language requirements, pre-sessional English from the programme page
The University of Aberdeen is 5th oldest university in the UK and 3rd oldest university in Scotland. It was founded by Bishop William Elphinstone in 1495 to provide academic learning across many of the subjects it teaches and researches today. Aberdeen attracts over 3,500 postgraduate students internationally, studying on campus and online. There are 12 schools: Business School Divinity, History and Philosophy Education Language,...more