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About

The Msc Advanced Biomedical Science programme 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.

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
  • 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

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date  

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of the West of Scotland and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

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

    17250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11250 GBP per year during 12 months.

For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 7,000£

Living costs for Hamilton

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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