This course is for you if you wish to prepare yourself for a broad spectrum of career opportunities, spanning the academic, commercial, industrial and healthcare applications of biomedical sciences.
This taught MSc Biomedical Science course is designed to provide training and experience in Biomedical Sciences. It offers an informed and critical appreciation of recent scientific developments. The specific aims are to:
-Provide a high level of scientific knowledge and understanding of disease processes from the molecular to the body/systems level
-Develop an informed and critical appreciation of recent scientific developments in relation to diagnostic laboratory pathology
-Enable students to gain, through a research project, additional specialist knowledge and practical expertise
-Prepare students for a broad spectrum of career opportunities spanning academic, commercial, industrial and healthcare applications of biomedical sciences. The course is also an excellent foundation for further studies leading to a PhD
[[What you will study
The programme is based around a core of six modules and a research project that provide detailed study and practical experience in key areas of biomedical sciences and in the development of professional skills. Modules are as follows:
-Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology
Learning, teaching & assesment
The course is assessed by a mixture of coursework, examinations, practical work, oral and written presentations. The research project module will be assessed on the basis of a submitted project report and an oral defense of a poster.
Your future career prospects
This course provides an ideal foundation for entering the pharmaceutical industry, the Scientific Civil Service or for further studies leading to a PhD. Many of our graduates have found this course to be a valuable qualification when applying for a PhD. Recent graduates have gained roles such as:
-Research Scholar, Symbiosis International University & Chest Research Foundation
-Biomedical Scientist, St George's Hospital (NHS)
-Administrative and Funding Coordinator, Access to Basic medical Care (ABC) Foundation
-Assistant Lecturer, Unspecified university
-Lab Technician, PROLIVFIC
-Lab Technologist/Army Officer, Military Hospital
-PhD, Institute of Inflammation and Repair, The University of Manchester
-Research Assistant, Aston University
-Research Consultant, Environmental sector
-Research Laboratory Technician, University of Birmingham
It must be emphasised that the course is NOT accredited by an outside organisation.
Applicants must posses a good honours degree (minimum lower 2nd class) from a recognised university in a biological, biomedical or biochemistry based subject. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. English language test requirements may be waived where students’ undergraduate degree was studied in an English speaking country.