MSc Stem Cells and Regeneration
This innovative distance learning programme is taught fully online and will provide you with knowledge and understanding in the 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 at your own pace. 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.
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:
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.
Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.
If English is not your first language, you will need to reach the requirements outlined in our profile level E.
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.
Fees and funding
- UK: full-time
- £9,900 per year
- UK: part-time (two years)
- £4,950 per year
- Overseas: full-time
- £24,000 per year
- Overseas: part-time
- £12,000 per year
- UK: full-time (PGDip)
- £7,920 per year
- Overseas: full-time (PGDip)
- £19,200 per year
- UK: full-time (PGCert)
- £3,960 per year
- Overseas: full-time (PGCert)
- £9,600 per year
Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to an 8% increase in fees each year.
More about tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
£2,200 for the optional lab-based project. Further information about bench feescan be found on our webpages. Confirmation of bench fees will be stated in the offer letter sent to applicants.
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 2023/24
Further information on funding for prospective UK and international postgraduate students.
The programme can open up a number of different career opportunities. It can be used as a pathway to further studies (for example, 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.
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