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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medicine (General) Molecular Biology

Course type


Course Summary

Molecular Medicine takes advantage of major 21st century advances in genomics to help us understand the workings of disease at the cellular level, opening up new ways to treat and cure major illnesses. This rapidly growing discipline is of increasing importance to the future of medical research and this degree gives you the chance to become an expert in the cutting-edge field. We have enormous expertise in biomedical research, with a global reputation for academic excellence and strong links with the major institutes based on Norwich Research Park. The MSc in Molecular Medicine draws upon the world-renowned strength of research in biomedical sciences at UEA and on the Norwich Research Park. MSc graduate students will obtain skills that are sought in medical research, the pharmaceutical industry or the health services.

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module is for students enrolled on the M.Sc. in Molecular Medicine. The aim of this module is to provide students with a number of useful transferable skills to assist their learning and career development including: scientific writing, the use of presentation software, the utilisation of IT-based resources, science communication and engagement, knowledge transfer and ethics for bioscientists. Background: All scientists need good literary and communication skills, and these abilities are valuable in long-term scientific careers. This module gives students opportunities to practice a variety of transferable skills in a non-intimidatory environment. The module will assist students to develop their CV and gain experience of applying for jobs that build on their scientific knowledge. The module will also consider the increasing importance of how scientists interact with different audiences, including the media and non-specialists.

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

Applicants should normally have a good first degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent) in Life or Physical Sciences. Candidates 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, with 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...more