Advanced Biomedical Science - MSc


Online University of the West of Scotland    Master's courses in Life Sciences

Full time & Part time January, September MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Biological Sciences (4) Nursing & Health (27)

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The MSc Advanced Biomedical Science is a highly regarded programme accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). Designed for aspiring NHS biomedical scientists and those interested in bioscience research, this course offers a comprehensive blend of theory, practical skills, and application of biomedical techniques. You will study modules such as genetic analysis, clinical immunology, and disease pathology, with an emphasis on quality and management processes in healthcare provision. Work-based learning options are available, and upon completion, you will undertake a research project. With strong industry links and accreditation, this programme provides excellent career prospects and opportunities for further study. Entry requirements include a second class BSc in Biomedical Science or a related field.

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The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the vital role of the biomedical scientist in the combat of disease and of the health of society.

Our newly redeveloped IBMS-accredited MSc Advanced Biomedical Science programme gives you the skills and knowledge to advance (or build towards) a career as an NHS biomedical scientist. The proficiencies covered are also transferable to careers within the bioscience sector and research. A fully online study mode is available to students who are employed by an IBMS-accredited UK-based healthcare provider (e.g. NHS biomedical laboratory). 

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Entry Requirements

We welcome Scottish, UK and international students and consider all applicants on an individual basis.

You must have gained a second class BSc Honours in Biomedical Science, Bioscience or a related science degree.

You may also be considered with other academic, vocational or professional qualifications deemed to be equivalent.




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