Medical Biosciences (Genetics) MBiolSci with a Year Abroad
The MBiolSci in Medical Biosciences (Genetics) will give you the expertise to understand how genetics and molecular biology relate to medicine, disease and health including diagnosis and treatment of disease, clinical research, genetic testing and genetic counselling. You will study a broad range of related topics, including proteins, gene expression, molecular cell biology, metabolism and molecular medicine and biomedical ethics. By studying genetics in the context of medical science, you will understand how genetic research is used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, including clinical research, genetic testing and genetic counselling.
Along the way you will gain subject-specific knowledge while developing your analytical skills and gaining experience in handling complex information. You will also gain a broad understanding of fundamental biological processes. By studying genetics in the context of medicine, disease and health, you will be able to apply your knowledge across many sub-disciplines and gain a valuable and powerful asset in scientific environments and in many other walks of life.
This flexible and broad-based four-year degree allows you to shape your course to focus your study on the relevance and importance of genetics in medical science. The first three years are the same as the BSc in Medical Genetics, including the option of a year spent abroad or working in industry. In your final year you will specialise further, upgrading your degree to an MBiolSci (Master of Biological Sciences) and experiencing a seamless transition to specialised higher level study with a focus on medical genetics research and transferable employability skills.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
If you have completed the standard XII awarded by the CISCE/CBSE, or another recognised state exam board, with at least 75% overall, you may be considered for admission to a first year Bachelors degree. For many courses at the University of Leicester, you will need 80% overall or higher, along with higher individual marks of 85% in relevant subjects. If you are studying A-levels or the International Baccalaureate (IB) then you can begin from the first year of a Bachelors degree. Please see inidvidual course pages for entry requirements. If you have already completed the first year of an undergraduate degree at an Indian university, you may be considered for entry to the first or second year of a Bachelors degree if you have studied relevant subjects and/or modules. We also have progression arrangements with some partner institutions in India, which allow advance entry to certain University of Leicester courses. Please contact the International Office for further information. If you do not meet the entry requirements for one of our courses, you can apply for an International Foundation Year run by the Global Study Centre. The GSC provides academic support to help you progress to your chosen undergraduate degree at the University of Leicester.
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
- Duration: 05 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
Application Fee: N/A
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