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10250 GBP/year
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About

The pre-master's in Biomedical Science (Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Science) from Keele University provides a discipline-specific pathway (a pre-master's year) into the taught Biomedical Blood Science master's level programme.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The  Biomedical Science course from Keele University  is a one-year full-time programme designed for both home and international students, with a background in life sciences, who wish to study at postgraduate level for the MSc in Biomedical Blood Science. The programme is open to science graduates who do not meet the academic criteria for a direct entry into the MSc.

The MSc in Biomedical Blood Science is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). The IBMS is the professional body of Biomedical Scientists within the United Kingdom. 

The IBMS aims to promote and develop the role of Biomedical Science within healthcare to deliver the best possible service for patient care and safety.

The overall aim is to provide the students with the academic background necessary for the masters programme and to enable them to develop and practise the subject specific academic skills required for the intensive pace of study at masters level.

The course also aims to allow international students to benefit from English language support that will help them to develop their academic English language skills.

Aims are as follows:

  • To provide students with core knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to Biomedical Science
  • To produce skilled and motivated graduates who are suitably prepared for the MSc in Biomedical Science and for further study.
  • To cultivate interest in the biosciences, particularly at the cellular and molecular level, within a caring and intellectually stimulating environment.
  • To get an accurate insight into the role of Biomedical Scientists in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of disease.
  • To develop an understanding of the analytical, clinical and diagnostic aspects of Cellular Pathology, Clinical Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology, Blood Transfusion, Clinical Immunology and Haematology pathology laboratories.
  • To promote the development of a range of key skills, for use in all areas where numeracy and an objective, scientific approach to problem-solving are valued.
  • To provide students with a wide range of learning activities and a diverse assessment strategy in order to fully develop their employability and academic skills, ensuring both professional and academic attainment.
  • To promote the development of critical thinking, autonomous learning, independent research and communication skills to help prepare the students for the MSc in Biomedical Blood Science and for a lifetime of continued professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomedical Science and Pathology 
  • Biochemistry Research Project (non-experimental)
  • Advances in Medicine 
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Case Studies in Biomedical Science 
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no fixed closing dates for the majority of our courses, however some courses may become full and close early. 

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are expected to have successfully completed a Life Sciences Bachelor degree programme.
  • Applicants who do not meet this criteria may still be eligible for admission if they can demonstrate appropriate qualifications and/or experience. Applicants who do not have English as their first language must evidence an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no less than 6.0 in Reading and Writing subtests and 5.5 in Listening and Speaking subtests. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

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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