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Molecular Biology (4 years) [MSci] MSci

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: 2W74

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our MSci Molecular Biology course will enable you to achieve an integrated master's degree while you study for a BSc, giving you significant research experience that will be invaluable for a PhD and a career in research.You will study the structure and function of biologically important molecules, giving you a range of theoretical knowledge and practical lab skills.The course covers DNA, RNA and proteins and the molecular events that govern cell function while exploring the relevant aspects of biochemistry, genetics and cell biology.You will also find out how large genome projects have helped us to begin to understand the molecular basis of illnesses and use genetic manipulation in biotechnology to make valuable products including blood clotting factors, insulin and vaccines.In Year 4, you will undertake a major research project in one of the University's more than 200 research labs to achieve your undergraduate master's award.Our course has Advanced Accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology , which recognises academic excellence in the biosciences and highlights degrees that educate the research and development leaders and innovators of the future.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : ABB - AAA

Practical skills are a crucial part of science education and therefore there will be a requirement to pass the practical element of any science A Level taken.Where applicants are applying for science and related degrees, this is likely to be made explicit in the offers you will receive. We require Grades AAA-ABB, including two of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths (the Hard Sciences). You must have a Grade A in at least one Hard Science and pass the practical assessments in these subjects. If your grades are AAB or h

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 100 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    165 75%

    13th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    25th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    52nd

    4

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