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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medical Specialisations: F-O Biomedical Sciences

Course type


Course Summary

You aspire to be at the forefront of modern medicine. You’re inspired by the major 21st century advances in genomics to help us understand disease at the cellular level. And you’re passionate about how this is opening up new ways to treat and cure major illnesses.

On this fascinating MSc Molecular Medicine, you’ll study genetics, biotechnology and molecular medicine and prepare for a fulfilling career in medical research, the pharmaceutical industry or the health services.

Choosing this course will enable you to be part of this rapidly growing discipline that is of increasing importance to the future of medical research. You’ll graduate with the knowledge, skills and experience to start your career and work towards becoming an expert in this cutting-edge field.


Molecular and cellular mechanisms for disease is an important area of research in the 21st century. Massive steps forward in science, such as the completion of the Human Genome Project, mean that diseases can now be studied at the cellular and molecular level. This work will help to understand diseases, to develop treatments and possibly, in the future, cures.

As well as learning fundamental theory, you’ll develop valuable transferable skills through personal development sessions, where you’ll cover presentation skills, employability and time-management.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This is a compulsory and restricted module for students on the MSc in Molecular Medicine. The aim of this module is to provide knowledge of essential skills in data collection, handling, analysis and presentation. Using a combination of lectures and workshop/seminars, the objective is to understand the principles of data collection by modern methods and the various options available for analysis to gain knowledge and insight from such data.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have: Bachelor’s degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent) in Life or Physical Sciences. Students without a relevant degree but with other experience, such as employment within a biomedical company or relevant research experience, will also be considered.

University information

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus-based university in Norwich, with a global reputation for its excellent academic, social and cultural facilities, delivered to more than 15,000 students from over 80 countries.Over 4,000 making up its postgraduate community. The University prides itself on the quality of its research, being part of Norwich Research Park, one of the largest communities of researchers in Europe, leading the way...more

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