This programme equips you with knowledge of both the practical and theoretical aspects of specialist areas of biomedical science: clinical chemistry, medical microbiology, cellular pathology and haematology. The programme is designed for students with non-accredited degree qualifications who wish to start careers as biomedical scientists, and those in the field seeking career progression.
One year full time or two years part time for MSc and PG Diploma. One year part time for PG Certificate. Part time students study the Biology of Disease modules in year 1 and the option module and research skills modules in year 2. The project is carried out mainly in year 2, but may be started in year 1. Taught modules are delivered in a semesterised system, with semesters running from September to January, and February to June. The research projects will run through the summer period
Good connections with NHS, the pharmaceutical industry and other employers. IBMS accredited (The Institute of Biomedical Sciences)