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Stem Cell Engineering for Regenerative Medicine MSc

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    NOV

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our aim is to train a new generation of researchers with expertise in stem cell culture, engineering, regulation and translation in the regenerative medicine space, to help fill the skills shortage in the industrial life sciences sector. The UK and further afield hosts a rapidly growing regenerative medicine sector with major centres focussed on production of cellular and acellular therapies and a growth of clinical trialling. Therefore, there is increasing demand for recruits with highly specialised regenerative medicine experience.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Train in our centre for excellence, specialising in stem cell science and their potential within regenerative medicine.
  • Receive expert teaching, from academics and clinicians, providing in depth understanding on the concepts of stem cells and the translation aims.
  • With a focus on stem cells, our MSc will address unmet skills shortages in interdisciplinary sciences
  • You will be equipped throughout your MSc to work experimentally across disciplines, with industry and clinicians.
  • Work with established clinicians with strong links to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, stratifying our stem cell models to different diseases, such as bone (osteoporosis), cartilage (arthritis), bone marrow (cancer dormancy, haematopoiesis), skin (toxicology, wound healing), nerve and infection (airway, bone).
  • Further focus will be on your ability to bioengineer 3D microenvironments to enable stem cell growth and differentiation, creating 3D models for Pharma and toxicology testing.
  • Work on an interdisciplinary project in your final semester, which will lie at the interface between bioengineering and life sciences.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Following completion, graduates will be equipped with the skills to progress with a career in stem cell engineering and regenerative medicine directly, through a variety of means such as :

  • Regulation (e.g. MHRA, SNBTS, CGTC),
  • Industry (e.g. regenerative medicine, pharma, toxicology),
  • Academia ,
  • Patenting and IP,
  • Local government (governance and law)
  • Science writing,
  • Further research training via a PhD.

Tuition fees

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£ 21,920per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 103 1

    1st out of 35 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    195 85%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    55th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    63rd

    37
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    233 96%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    17th

    3

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