Science Postgraduate Study

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Our scientific knowledge is growing. Tackling global pandemics is one area of science where brilliant minds are unlocking genomic codes, finding cures for major diseases, and discovering more about life.

With technology bringing new discoveries to biosciences, it’s crucial to stay on top of trends. If you are looking to advance or specialise your current science career, or take a new direction into biosciences, see where a postgraduate science degree with the University of Salford can take you.

Take your scientific knowledge further in 2022

Rising to the challenge of our changing world, we offer a range of science postgraduate courses that can be the start of your next journey. So, if you are looking to move into the world of biotechnology or you want to learn to bring new therapies and treatments to healthcare, see how we can help you achieve your goals.

Don’t miss out on an opportunity to make 2022 the year you take your career potential further.  Learn more about our science postgraduate courses by joining our next open day. You can speak directly to course leaders, ask questions, explore course modules and consider your options. 

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Science Postgraduate Courses

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Salford is at the heart of the bioscience community. We pioneer knowledge exchange through our dedicated teaching, collaborative research, and investments in our world-class Bodmer Laboratories.

Available with full and part-time study routes, we offer postgraduate courses in Biomedical Science, Biotechnology and Drug Design and Discovery. Learn more about these courses in the next section.

Our science postgraduate courses are all designed to equip science graduates and professionals with laboratory skills, critical-thinking and analytical techniques, ready to thrive in the bioscience revolution.

Science postgraduate taught courses at Salford

Biomedical Science (MSc)

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  • Build you knowledge about cutting edge experimental techniques through direct engagement with biomedical communities
  • Develop a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary expertise in specialist subject areas, integrated with applied clinical laboratory skills
  • Explore key topics in biomedical science delivered by academic experts in our world-class Bodmer laboratories

Biotechnology (MSc)

Medical Research
  • Learn how genetic modification and genome editing contribute to both medical and commercial research
  • Build your understanding of genome editing technology (CRISPR) and the possibility of adjusting the genome to achieve desired goals
  • Experience teaching and learning in our world-class Bodmer laboratories as you develop practical and analytical skills 

Drug Design and Discovery (MSc)

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  • Learn where chemistry, nanotechnology and genome technology is pushing the boundaries of biomedical research
  • Acquire strong training in drug synthesis and analytical methods, natural product chemistry and molecular modelling
  • Develop transferable skills relevant to a wide variety of professional careers, including analytical techniques and problem-solving skills

Science postgraduate research

Take your subject interest further with postgraduate research.

Our Biomedical Research Centre  is a vibrant, collaborative community home to PhD and Research Master’s opportunities exploring a range of topics, including genomics, biofuels, oncology and genome editing (CRISPR/Cas).

Explore our Doctoral School to learn more about research training, support and opportunities.

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