MSc Stem Cells and Regeneration

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Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Awards available MSc , PG Certificate (Postgraduate Certificate), PG Diploma (Postgraduate Diploma)
Programme length One year full-time;
two years part-time
Part-time study available Yes
This programme is only offered by distance learning for both its full and part-time study formats.
Start date September 2022

Programme overview

This innovative distance-learning programme is taught online and will provide you with knowledge and understanding in the highly topical and exciting field of stem cell biology and regeneration. You will be guided from the origins of this field through to its application (and potential applications) in treating human disease, covering the latest tools and technologies available for study in this area. Programme content is delivered by researchers active in the field, giving you the opportunity to engage with the latest breakthroughs.

Lectures, online discussions, assessments and examinations are delivered over the internet. This offers you more flexibility than traditional campus-based courses as you can study in your own environment. This distance-learning model, together with a part-time study option, makes the programme particularly appealing if you want to combine full-time employment with study.

Fees for 2022/23

We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2022/23 are as follows:

UK: full-time (MSc)
£9,400
UK: part-time (two years) (MSc)
£4,700
Overseas: full-time (MSc)
£22,800
UK: full-time (PG Dip)
£7,520
Overseas: full-time (PG Dip)
£18,240
UK: full-time (PG Cert)
£3,760
Overseas: full-time (PG Cert)
£9,120

Additional fees

Bench fee
£2,200 for the optional lab-based project

Following the recent changes to fee assessment regulation, Channel Islands and Isle of Man students will no longer be charged a separate tuition fee. From the 2021/22 academic year they will be charged the same fees as Home students.

Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year. Find out more about tuition fees.

Alumni discount

University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a 25% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni discount.

Funding for 2022/23

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Programme structure

There are six mandatory taught units and a research project/dissertation. Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our:

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree in science of medicine (or international equivalent). Non-traditional qualifications/routes will also be considered.

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile E
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Admissions statement

Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.

Admissions statement

Careers

The programme can open up a number of different career opportunities. It can be used as a pathway to further studies (eg a PhD) which in turn could lead to a research or academic career in the field.

It can also open up opportunities in private industry, for example:

  • Biotechnology sector research/sales
  • Stem cell business development
  • Stem cell banking
  • Stem cell patents
  • Stem cell clinical translation
  • Charity research development
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Stem cell regulatory bodies.

Expected application closure date

Applications for 2022 have now closed and will reopen for 2023 entry in October 2022.

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Find out more about studying with us or request a prospectus.

Get in touch

Contact details

Enquiries Team Phone: +44 (0) 117 394 1649 Email: choosebristol-pg@bristol.ac.uk

School website: Bristol Medical School
Department website: Translational Health Sciences

International students

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REF 2021 results

The University of Bristol is ranked fifth for research in the UK (Times Higher Education), with 94% of our research assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent.

Full REF 2021 results for the University of Bristol.

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