The Newcastle University Clinical and Health Sciences with Molecular Pathology course offers you the ability to tailor your educational needs to your professional interests. Designed for busy professionals, this online course offers a flexible, bespoke way for you to develop your career in Molecular Pathology.
These courses are ideal for health professionals, clinical research support staff and people working in education and industry who wish to enhance their knowledge of contemporary methods of laboratory-based diagnosis and their applications in personalised and translational medicine. It will also be of interest to candidates who aspire to become independent researchers, clinical academics or clinical researchers.
These innovative courses are aimed at those who already have a primary qualification (eg MBBS, BDS, BSc) and are working in health or life sciences field. It has been developed to provide a flexible approach, making it sustainable and compatible with modern career pathways whilst addressing the needs of a modern health service.
Modules are taught online, so you can choose to study anytime and anywhere. This flexibility means that you can fit your studies around your other commitments, plus develop your online digital literacy skills. You can pick from over 30 modules in a diverse range of subjects to create your own bespoke course of study. You can choose to complete a single module for professional development or a full masters, working at your own pace in your own environment.
These courses have been developed by Newcastle University and Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust working in partnership under the MRC/EPSRC Molecular Pathology Node.
You will be taught by academic staff with experience and expertise in Pathology and Molecular Pathology such as Dr Yvonne Bury, Consultant Histopathologist and Dr Julie Irving, Professor of Experimental Haematology.
You will be given an email address and an account on Blackboard, our managed virtual learning environment. Blackboard is accessible across a variety of operating systems and browsers. Our materials and supporting reading are accessible across a variety of devices including desktop computers, tablets and mobile phones.