Molecular Pathology (MP) is a rapidly growing discipline in 21st century medicine. It integrates genomics and bioinformatics with modern pathology to underpin molecular diagnostics, theranostics and clinical trials delivery within the academic, health services and industry sectors in an era of precision medicine.
This Molecular Pathology educational programme is exciting, innovative and based on a blended learning MSc course aimed to enhance the participant's theoretical knowledge and practical skills in molecular pathology. The modules undertaken for Molecular Pathology will empower successful candidates to pursue a career in academia, healthcare or industry. The Molecular Pathology Programme has a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.
The programmes of education with Molecular Pathology at QUB have been developed with a number of options in order to provide maximum flexibility of training. PgCert Molecular Pathology of Cancer candidates take the three modules delivered between September and January. PgDip candidates can take the Diploma in Molecular Pathology of Cancer and if successful can chose to progress to Masters level instead of graduating with the award. MSc candidates can take the Certificate/Diploma/MSc in Molecular Pathology of Cancer, which will provide a solid foundation for those wishing to study Molecular Pathology at PhD level. The full-time MSc is also available as an intercalated degree for Medical and Dental students.
In additional to the Molecular Pathology programmes, the three modules which are offered by Distance Learning are available as a 'stand-alone' Certificate in Pathology Informatics and Business Application.