|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£19,500 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
You’ll need a good upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a biomedical or related subject
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
The world is looking for new ways to treat disease and repair damaged organs. Stem cell and regenerative medicine is driving the search. The industry is embracing new technologies. Specialists are in demand.
This unique specialist course gives you practical experience in human embryonic stem cell techniques, helping you develop the professional skills employers want. You’ll also spend time in seminars considering the ethical and legal issues associated with the field.
You’ll learn from leading researchers and hone your skills with a research project of your own, based in our world-famous Centre for Stem Cell Biology.
There are lectures, practical classes, tutorials and seminars. In small groups, you’ll discuss, debate and present on scientific and ethical topics. You’ll get one-to-one time with staff and training to support your research project.
Practical research project
Analysis of current science
Ethics and public understanding
Stem cell techniques
Practical cell biology
Practical developmental genetics
Modelling human diseases
Stem cell biology
Small-group teaching classes where you’ll discuss, debate, and present on scientific and ethical topics
Laboratory placements within the department with one-to-one attention, training and support in carrying out your individual research project