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Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine MSc

Aston University, Birmingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Aston University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Study Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicines MSc at Aston University, Birmingham to gain the skills and knowledge you need for a rewarding career in one of the most crucial and exciting areas of medical research.

Course outline and modules

As diseases emerge and evolve, medicine needs new and innovative ways of combating them to save people’s lives.

Through an increased understanding of stem cells, scientists are discovering new treatments to repair diseased and damaged organs, and curing numerous health conditions and diseases. From exploring transplantation to cell regeneration, stem cell research really is the future of medicine.

By studying Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicines MSc at Aston, you’ll discover more about how the use of stem cells in regenerative medicine and drug discovery is one of the most crucial areas of research today. You will gain the skills, insight and experience to be an indispensable asset to public or private organisations working at the forefront of medical research.

Bioscience research at Aston

Aston is home to an expansive and highly regarded bioscience research department.

You’ll be taught by passionate research active academics whose specialist areas of research include the use of stem cells in the treatment of disease like Alzheimer's, genetically modified cells, the bioprocessing of stem cells and tissue-engineered in vitro models of disease.

This research is fed into the teaching on our courses, ensuring that you not only have access to the very latest trends and thinking in this specialist area, but that you also develop a critical appreciation of recent scientific developments and their clinical and industrial application.

International students and post-study work visa

Aston University is a diverse, close community and welcomes international students. Students from over 120 different countries choose to study with us every year. Aston is not only a great place to study, based in the centre of Birmingham it’s also a great place to live.

As a University, we welcomed the creation of a new immigration route which will enable international students to remain in the UK for two years after they have completed their studies to find work. The new post-study work visa will apply to international students starting undergraduate and postgraduate courses from 2020. Click here for more information on post-work visas.

Career prospects

Ensuring you’re well prepared for your future career of choice is embedded within our curriculum, you’ll learn how to optimise key employability skills in the developing stem cell and regenerative medicine industries. In addition, our core employability module makes use of visiting lecturers from industry to illustrate the potential employment avenues open to you.

On successful graduation, you’ll be well prepared for a research-focused role in a broad spectrum of academic, commercial, industrial, biomedical or healthcare settings. You’ll also be well positioned to continue with further research in the form of a PhD, which is the next step for those interested in an academic career.

Recent graduate roles include:

Clinical Research Associate
Laboratory Technician
Medical Research Technician
PhD study
Neuroscience Research Assistant
Bioscience Technical Assistant
Management Trainee.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,300per year

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

University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    47th

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

The Aston international pre-master's programme is for international students who want to accomplish a postgraduate degree at Aston Business School.
Extensive support including help gaining work experience, free English language support and a range of scholarships to help talented international students.
Over 250 partnerships in around 45 countries with a range of high profile institutions across the world, plus an amazing global network of alumni.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 100 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    111 50%

    68th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    29th

    48

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