The MSc Biomedical Science program will provide a multi-disciplinary perspective of the current and developing field of pathology, medical genetics and disease management. This program will provide students with a broad foundation of scientific knowledge regarding to human health and disease of importance in modern day diagnostics.
Modules are designed to deliver both cutting edge theoretical and practical experience and students will be taught how to investigate various medical conditions including cancer, toxicological insult, food poisoning, anaemia, meningitis and cardiac disease.
Successful graduates from the degree will have developed not only specialist subject specific skills but a broad range of highly relevant transferable skills required for knowledge communication, professional report and scientific writing, and independent and group presentations using a wide range of media and formats.
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Academic route entry: applicants will have attained, or be on track to attain 2:2 BSc degree (or higher), in a biomedically related life sciences subject, from a recognised Higher Education Institution. English language level. IELTS (or equivalent) overall 6.0 or above, with no individual element lower than 5.5.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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- Masters Research Skills
- Masters Research Skills
- Masters Dissertation (60) (Semester 3) Core
- Blood Sciences (Semester 1 + 2) Core
- Cell and Molecular Pathology (Semester 1 + 2) Core
- Infectious Sciences (Semester 1 + 2) Core
Students must select one of the above 3 modules. Other two modules can be taken as an optional (Core) module.
- Human Molecular Genetics (Semester 1)
- Laboratory Molecular Research (Semester 1)
- Stem Cells, Disease & Therapy (10) (Semester 1)
- Molecular Diagnostics (Semester 2)
- Blood Sciences (Semester 1 + 2)
- Cell and Molecular Pathology (Semester 1 + 2)
- Infectious Sciences (Semester 1 + 2)
- Contemporary Issues in Mgmt (Semester 2)
- Organisations and People (Semester 1)
*Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change.
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a PGDip/PGCert.
The course is designed to open up career development opportunities in emerging areas of Biomedical Science relating to core pathology disciplines for those already working in the clinical/healthcare sector who study with us part time. Graduates looking towards new routes of employment would be well-positioned to enter support, implementation and development roles in the rapidly expanding field of diagnostic equipment manufacture and sales as well as pharmacological routes. This program will also allow those considering careers in research across medical and clinical institutions, academic institutions and industry to embark on these roles.
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