1 year -1500 hours
£560 Enrolment Fee
This Postgraduate Certificate in Molecular Biology prepares you to work both in research and diagnostic laboratories across the pharmaceutical, biotech or biomedical sectors. Our online Postgraduate in Molecular Biology will help deepen your understanding of a cells biological structure and will teach you the latest techniques applied in the sector. This cutting-edge training will give you the knowledge to develop professionally in an industry experiencing rapid growth and high demand for qualified and experienced professionals.
You will have access to many hours of audio visual materials, which are essential teaching materials. Thus, you can study wherever and whenever you want.
Approximately twice a week you will carry out practical activities that will be reviewed and evaluated by your specialized teachers.
Class summaries, articles to stay up to date... You will have everything you need to keep on learning.
You will learn from well-known experts in the medical sector thanks to our master classes, which you can watch as many times as you want.
At the end of the course you will conduct a research project on a topic of your interest. One of our teachers will supervise your project.
Your teachers will open the doors to training in Postgraduate Certificate in Molecular Biology with a focus on employability through specialisation:
PHD IN BIOTECHNOLOGY AND CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY
A passionate bioscientist, he holds a PhD in Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering, an MSc in Healthcare Biotechnology and a BSc in Biotechnology. Over 12 years' experience as a genomics and molecular biology researcher applied to human healthcare. He tutored several Master's and Bachelor's students.
PHD IN BIOMEDICINE
He holds a PhD in Biomedicine, a BSc in Biology and an MSc in Biomedical Research. He is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at King’s College London. He has extensive research experience in molecular biology with a focus on cancer and diabetes. He is also involved in teaching and public engagement.
PHD IN MICROBIOLOGY
She holds a BSc in Biology and a PhD in Microbiology. She has led research projects at various prestigious international institutions such as the Central University of Venezuela, University College London and the National Institute for Medical Research.
PHD IN BIOCHEMISTRY
She holds a BSc in Biology and a PhD in Biochemistry. She has extensive experience as a researcher and project manager at the University of Navarra, the University of A Coruña and the University of Santiago de Compostela. Beatriz has published a wide range of articles and has presented papers at national and international conferences. In 2017, she received the jury award for Best Master's Professor from the Spanish Association of Business Schools.
PHD IN DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY AND GENETICS
She holds a BSc in Biology and a PhD in Developmental Biology and Genetics. She has worked as a researcher at Santiago de Compostela University and Glasgow University. She works as a post-doctoral research fellow at Monash University (Australia).
PHD IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
He holds a PhD in Molecular Biology and a BSc in Biology. He has experience as a research scientist and has been involved in numerous biomedical projects in both academia and the private sector. He is currently a Senior Laboratory Investigator at the Francis Crick Institute.
PHD IN GENETICS
He has a PhD in Genetics, a BSc in Biology and an MSc in Business, Management and Organisational Studies. He is currently Chief Science Officer (CSO) at Centauri Biotech. Centauri is a biotechnology company focused on animal health. He is the author of some twenty articles in scientific journals. He has presented more than 40 papers at national and international conferences. Currently, he is a professor at the University of A Coruña.
She holds a BSc in Biotechnology and an MSc in Pharmacology, specialising in Molecular Biology and Medical Genetics. Rosalia has a wealth of experience in the biotechnology industry. She is currently working at Health in Code, a company focusing on the genetic diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases and the interpretation of genetic results.
From the first to the last stage of your training, we will always be by your side to help you make the most of every step.
As soon as you enrol, you will have access to the virtual platform. We will also start your employability plan. Let's get going!
Videos, PDF summaries and live classes from your teachers.
You will regularly test your knowledge to move steadily towards your goals.
You will carry out a bibliographic research project on a topic of your interest.
Let’s get to work! From 60 to 300 hours of optional internships available in a wide range of companies.
As your journey progresses, you will discover different modules which will help you, step by step, to reach your final goal.
1. Equipment and lab material
2. Basic techniques of lab
3. Cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization
4. Bibliographic searches in PubMed
5. Basic concepts in statistics
3. Purification, quantification, and separation of nucleic acids
4. DNA extraction from routine samples
5. Genes and genome
7. Study of the chromosomes
8. Mutations and polymorphisms
9. Cell division
10. DNA replication and repair
13. Control of gene expression in prokaryotes
14. Control of gene expression in eukaryotes I
15. Control of gene expression in eukaryotes II
18. Recombinant DNA technology
20. Nucleic acid hybridisation
21. Gene therapy
1. Structure and function of proteins.
2. Importance of molecular biology recipient and antibodies.
3. Protein quantification
4. Separation techniques and protein analysis
7. Western blot
8. Other immunological techniques for protein analysis: RIA + ICQ
1. The cell
2. Cell growth techniques
3. Techniques for the study of cell functionality: markers
4. Microscopy techniques for cellular studies
1. Main databases
2. Nucleic acid sequence analysis
3. Phylogenetic analysis
4. Bioinformatics analysis applied to functional genomic and epigenomic.
6. Sequence analysis and protein structure.
7. Bioinformatics applied to the study of protein expression: proteomics
1. Laboratory Safety Standards
2. Physical risks
3. Chemical risks
4. Biological risks
Why enrol in our Postgraduate in Molecular Biology? Because in addition to having prestigious professors and a curriculum aimed at preventing dropouts, we guide our students towards achieving their professional goals.
Learn more about the employability plan you'll benefit from the moment you sign up.
There has been a real boom in biomedical and biotechnology laboratories in recent decades. With our Postgraduate in Molecular Biology on your CV, you will be able to apply for a range of challenging and rewarding positions across various sectors.
Most employment opportunities available to molecular biology experts can be found in public and private research laboratories, diagnostic laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, multinational biomedical development companies, and food technology companies.
Our Postgraduate in Molecular Biology spans 1 year, totaling 1,500 hours of study. This is equivalent to 60 ECTS credits, the standard workload for an academic year. Our programme aligns with a level 7 qualification in the UK.
The Postgraduate programme includes an introductory module on the basic concepts of cleaning, disinfecting and sterilising laboratory equipment and materials.
In addition to this, during the optional internship, you will come into direct contact with a range of different machines that are integral to biomedical and biotech laboratory work, such as centrifuges, coagulation analysers, humidity analysers, mass comparators, and microbalances.
At CEMP, we offer online training programs that are fully adapted to the needs of each person, with tailored payment instalments available worldwide, to make sure each student can complete all stages of their postgraduate course successfully. To find out more about course fees and payment plans, contact us through our online form and one of our friendly and experienced team members will be in touch.