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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 8.66k / Year (International)
  • Foreign: n/a
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 26 Tháng chín 2016

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    This innovative distance-learning programme is taught via the internet 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, ensuring that the very latest breakthroughs are communicated.

    Using a creative distance-learning model, the programme delivers lectures, online discussions and assessments over the internet. This offers you more flexibility than traditional campus-based courses as you can study in your own environment. You will only be required to visit Bristol for the completion of your formal examinations at the end of the academic year. This distance-learning model, together with a part-time study option, makes the programme particularly appealing to those students who wish to combine full-time employment with studying towards a qualification.

    Core units

    * Introduction to Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
    * Neurodegeneration and Opthalmic Disorders
    * Molecular Tools in Stem Cells and Regeneration
    * Peripheral Neuropathy and Spine
    * Cell Signalling
    * Biomaterials and their Use in the Skeletal System
    * Stem Cells in Cardiac Systems
    * Research Project/Dissertation


    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    program_requirements

    An upper second-class (or, exceptionally, a lower second-class) honours degree in a relevant subject (Science or Medicine). Basic computer skills including word-processing and email. Computer connected to the internet (preferably broadband) for the duration of the programme. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

    The University offers a number of scholarships and studentships to postgraduate students. International students can search for funding options on the Student Funding website. Further information on funding for UK students is available from the Student Funding Office.

    In some cases, departments have access to programme-specific funding. We've provided some information about these options with the individual programme entries. However, we recommend that you also contact the department to which you are applying to enquire about any other possibilities, which they may be able to offer.

    Accreditation

    A distinguished heritage

    The University of Bristol has had a reputation for innovation since its founding in 1876. It was the first institute of higher education in the country to admit women on an equal basis with men and in 1946 established the UK's first university drama department. More recently, the University has influenced many aspects of our lives through life-changing research in areas such as cot death prevention and 3G mobile technology innovation.

    Investing in the future

    We aim to give you the best student experience possible and we continually invest in new and existing facilities, training, technology and services. We offer a high-quality, research-led education that encourages independence of mind. Studying at university is a significant investment and we will ensure that you are prepared for your chosen career. A Bristol degree is highly attractive to employers and a sound investment in your future.

    Outstanding people

    We offer you the chance to explore your chosen subject with world-leading academics as well as other students who share your passion. We continually enhance our global reputation through our research and by recruiting the best academics. As a leading university, we attract students from all over the world, creating a rich and exciting international community.

    A wealth of opportunity

    The University is small enough to feel warm and friendly, with personal tutors, student health and welfare services, and accommodation wardens to support you, but big enough to provide outstanding extra-curricular opportunities. There are hundreds of student societies that will give you opportunities to broaden your horizons and forge lifelong interests and relationships.

    A green university

    The environment is high on our agenda. We were the first university to take part in the Green Impact Awards, a scheme to reduce collective environmental impact, and one of only eight UK universities selected to take part in a pilot for the Green Academy programme to make sustainability part of the curriculum. We have also won accolades for our energy efficiency, our transport planning and our environmentally innovative

    The university for you

    By coming to Bristol, you will share in our proud heritage and help shape our future. We hope that when you see all that Bristol has to offer, you will decide that this is the place for you.

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