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Biomedical Science

Keele University

12 months
11000 GBP/year
5650 GBP/year
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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.

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The overall aim of this  Biomedical Science (Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Science) from Keele University  is to provide you with the academic background necessary for the masters programme and to enable you to develop and practise the subject specific academic skills required for the intensive pace of study at masters level.

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. 

How the course is taught:

In addition to the lecture courses and tutorials, problem based learning (PBL) using clinical scenarios is used for at least one module.You will also be given the opportunity to undertake an independent non-experimental research project, supervised and supported by a member of staff. Web-based learning using the University’s virtual learning environment (KLE) is also used to give easy access to a wide range of resources and research tools, and as a platform for online discussions and quizzes. You will be given many opportunities to become familiar with word processing, spreadsheets and graphics software as well as computer-based routes to access scientific literature.

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


  • 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. 


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

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    11000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5650 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Keele

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.


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