M.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Science

Wrexham Glyndwr University

12 months
12500 GBP/year
7950 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Developed in collaboration with Betsi Cadwaldr University Health Board (BCUHB) the Biomedical Science MSc programme offered at Wrexham Glyndwr University gives students the opportunity to develop their research skills, explore specialist areas, and complete an independent research project integrating the study of the biology of disease.


Students will:

  • Develop the skills for practice at Higher Specialist Level
  • Use state of the art equipment, such as flow cytometry, fluorescence microscopy and molecular analysers at the newly established BCUHB North Wales Clinical Research Centre (NWCRC)
  • Develop existing knowledge while improving analytical skills by undertaking laboratory-based investigations employing sophisticated and advanced biomedical methodology.
  • Gain a professionally recognised qualification, being externally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).  

Career opportunities

The Biomedical Science MSc programme offered at Wrexham Glyndwr University creates wide-ranging opportunities for employment in fields such as hospital pathology laboratories (NHS and private sector), biomedical and pharmaceutical industries, or public health laboratories.

It provides preparation for the Institute of Biomedical Science Higher Specialist examination, Advanced Practice in Biomedical Science, and those wishing to enhance the career prospects of those aspiring to middle and senior management positions within the NHS.

Students on this programme will also be well placed for careers in research, teaching or to pursue studies towards a PhD or graduate entry medical degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research methods 
  • Critically exploring professional practice in the context of health & society 
  • Analytical & molecular techniques in Biomedical Science 
  • Clinical medicine: pathology of disease 
  • Blood sciences & transfusion medicine
  • Clinical Immunology & Microbiology
  • Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An initial honours degree of Wrexham Glyndwr University or another approved degree awarding body.
  • A minimum of 2:2 honours degree, which has a significant content of biological science (e.g. Biomedical Science, Human Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, etc.)
  • Have relevant work experience at a senior level that is deemed to compensate the lack of formal qualifications, and have held a position of management responsibility within the biomedical, clinical or healthcare sectors for a minimum of three years within the previous five years. 
  • A scanned copy of your passport
  • Certificates and transcripts showing your academic progression so far
  • Certified translations of overseas certificates and transcripts
  • An acceptable English language certificate
  • 2 x academic reference letters
  • Evidence of finances to pay first year’s full tuition fee and to cover UKVI maintenance requirements
  • Evidence of work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Wrexham

500 - 800 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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