MSc Molecular Pathology / Course details

Year of entry: 2021

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Course unit details:
Molecular Pathology of Non-malignant Disease

Unit code MEDN67520
Credit rating 15
Unit level FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree
Teaching period(s) Full year
Offered by School of Medical Sciences
Available as a free choice unit? No


This unit will provide a broad based knowledge of molecular pathology in the context of the pathogenesis of non-neoplastic diseases, with a  focus on the molecular processes involved in inflammation, repair and regeneratiom, immunity and contr ol of normal and diseases tissue structure and organisation. The lectures will be delivered by a range of clinical and non-clinical academic staff, many of whom are internationally recognised experts in their field.


To equip students with an advanced knowledge of the molecular pathology and pathological processes underlying non-neoplastic diseases

Assessment methods

Method Weight
Written exam 50%
Oral assessment/presentation 50%

Feedback methods

Feedback on assessments will be delivered via Blackboard and the Student Services

Study hours

Scheduled activity hours
Practical classes & workshops 100
Independent study hours
Independent study 50

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Richard Byers Unit coordinator

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