MSc Computational Medicine
The only course of its kind in the UK. You'll be at the forefront of virtual medicine, learning to apply computer simulation to the body to enhance our understanding of human health.
About the course
Through hands-on teaching and access to the most advanced technologies available to date, this course aims to prepare you for employment in biomedical industries, in regulatory agencies, in new companies offering in silico medicine services and in research hospitals all over the world.
You'll explore areas including computational biology and computational medicine and will be taught using the latest tools in virtual reality and models of virtual medicine. This course is your gateway to work in individualised health and personalised health.
The Insigneo Institute for In silico Medicine is a collaborative initiative between the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
It coordinates 140 academics and clinicians from a multiplicity of disciplines who collaborate to improve health outcomes.
Only the most outstanding candidates will be accepted onto this unique course. The small cohort will be integrated within Insigneo's world-leading research groups, creating a community of experts in this exciting new field.
There may also be the opportunity to progress onto the Insigneo in silico PhD programme.
Teaching and assessment
Teaching takes place through group work, project work, lab practicals/reports and presentations.
You’ll be assessed by a variety of practical and written assessments, and examinations.
1 year full-time
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.