This innovative masters degree offers a fascinating opportunity to study modern and topical research areas in Cell Biomedicine.
1 year (full-time)
Number of credits:
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Wednesday 1 November 2023, 5–7.30pm
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Why this course
Develop advanced research skills required in preparation for your career within biomedical research, a clinical environment, or in the health industry.
Collaborate with leading, internationally renowned experts in the field who will teach topical and current issues in biomedicine.
Conduct your own research project in our state-of-the-art molecular biology laboratories.
Course and Module Details
This postgraduate degree will provide you with advanced research training in medical aspects of cell biology and pathology through the completion of your own lab-based research project.
With a focus on research methods, you will take your skills to the next level in producing your own research design, and developing your understanding of ethics in research projects and best practice in handling statistical datasets. The programme includes a variety of subject-specific lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical work that will keep you up-to-date with the current advances in the field. You will learn the theoretical and technological aspects of cellular biomedicine and their practical applications within industry.
You will be taught by enthusiastic research-active experts in the field who conduct research in a diverse range of topics that you can choose to study such as cellular and molecular mechanisms of cancer, microbial resistance to antibiotics, immune mechanisms of disease, stem cell research and molecular modelling in cell biology.
You will conduct your research project in our state-of-the-art laboratories equipped with microscopy analysers, autoradiography, flow cytometry, high sensitivity HPLC and LC-MS, and neural stem cell and tissue culture facilities.
These modules are those we currently offer and may be subject to change each year.
Students on this course are normally in Thursday and Friday all day.
Contact us for further information.
Tuition fees and funding
September 2023 entry tuition fees
2023/24 entry funding
This postgraduate programme provides both a solid academic basis and practical hands-on experience in the area of cellular biomedical sciences. It will prepare you for careers in academia, clinical research, the health industry or within government organisations.
How to apply
You can now apply for any programme for any entry point in 2023.
All postgraduate taught applications can be made via our online application form.
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- View our entry requirements for postgraduate programmes
- View our general entry criteria and application FAQs below
If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Please note that most international applicants have to pay a deposit before securing their place.
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Postgraduate application process FAQs
How do I apply?
To apply, you need to complete our online application form.
Do I need to complete all of my online application at once?
No, you can save and revisit your application form and can contact us directly at any time if you need advice or assistance.
What are the entry criteria and fees?
We have general entry requirements for postgraduate courses. Many of our courses also have specific entry requirements. You can find details of these, and the fees for individual courses, on our postgraduate course pages.
What is the deadline for postgraduate applications?
If you are a prospective postgraduate student who has home fee status, then you can apply close to the start of the course of study. However, if you have international fee status and require a Tier 4 Visa, then you will normally need to apply much earlier. Please see our application deadlines for postgraduate study.
We encourage all students to apply as early as possible, as some programmes have limited numbers.
Does Roehampton offer financial support for postgraduates?
Yes, we offer a range of scholarships, alongside support on managing your finances while you are with us.
You can find more information on our postgraduate home and postgraduate international financial support pages. There are also other sources of external funding for international students available.
Do you offer student accommodation for postgraduates?
Yes, we have a wide range of high quality and competitively priced on-campus student residences. We are able to offer quiet rooms and can adjust for those with specific access needs.
Find out more on our accommodation pages.
Need help before you apply?
For an overview of the research carried out by our academics within the School of Life and Health Sciences, please visit the departmental research pages.
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At Roehampton, we can offer all new students the opportunity to live in accommodation on our beautiful parkland campus, including affordable and high-end options.
We offer scholarships, provide hardship funding and help you find advice on managing your finances while you study.
We provide plenty of opportunities for you to get involved, through volunteering, playing sport or music, or joining one of our many active student societies.