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Advanced Biomedical Science

University of the West of Scotland

12 months
Duration
16400 GBP/year
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About

Advanced Biomedical Science degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland gives you the skills and knowledge to build a career as an NHS biomedical scientist or within bioscience research.

Overview

Advanced Biomedical Science degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland aims to give you a balance of theory, practical skills and application of a range of techniques relevant to the biomedical sciences such as medical genetics, immunobiology, and disease pathology. Emphasis is placed on the application of quality and management processes in the improvement of healthcare provision by biomedical laboratories.Work-based learning modules are available to part-time students completing the IBMS specialist portfolio as an alternative to the discipline-specific modules.

The MSc is a good qualification for careers in bioscience research, or for those wishing to progress to further study (PhD). However, it is primarily aimed at those wishing to work or already working as biomedical scientists in the NHS, where an accredited MSc is integral to career progression.

Placement Opportunities

Work-based learning modules are available if you are a part-time student completing the IBMS specialist portfolio as an alternative to the discipline-specific modules.

Career Prospects

Graduates can enter a wide range of vocations including:

  • NHS Biomedical Scientist
  • Research Scientist in academia or industry
  • Biotechnologist
  • Science Writer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genetic Analysis in Biomedical Science 
  • Clinical Immunology 
  • Disease: Detection, Monitoring and Therapy 
  • Research Design

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have gained a second class BSc 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Rest of Uk (English, Northern Irish, Welsh)/ Republic of Ireland

  •  £10,765 Cost of study

Funding

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