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.
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.
Graduates can enter a wide range of vocations including:
- NHS Biomedical Scientist
- Research Scientist in academia or industry
- Science Writer
- Genetic Analysis in Biomedical Science
- Clinical Immunology
- Disease: Detection
- Monitoring and Therapy
- Research Design
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- StartingApply anytime.
International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date
DisciplinesBio & Biomedical Engineering Biomedicine Genetics View 275 other Masters in Biomedicine in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- 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.
International17250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17250 GBP per year during 12 months.
National11250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased 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
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.