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Biomedical Science (Clinical Microbiology)

12 months
18000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Biomedical Science (Clinical Microbiology) at Swansea University is the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to the support of the diagnosis and treatment of various conditions that affect peoples’ quality of life and it is a well-recognised, evidence inform and valued profession that encompasses a holistic and life-span approach to the provision of diagnostic.


This Biomedical Science (Clinical Microbiology) course from Swansea University will explore the theoretical and practical aspects of Clinical Microbiology within the context of diagnostic and investigative discipline of Biomedical Science using a blended and integrated learning approach that utilises a mix of on-campus teaching and online learning approaches. 

This innovative approach would further support the development of your learning experience alongside the delivery of key practical laboratory skills and your professional practice development.

Why this programme?

  • 1st in the UK for Research Environment 2nd in the UK for Research Quality – Research Framework (Research Excellence Framework 2014)
  • No1 Medical School in UK (Complete University Guide 2022)
  • Postgraduate students have access to facilities in the £100 million Institute of Life Science (ILS) building
  • ILS has clinical research of social importance as a focus, through links with NHS and industrial partners
  • Teaching delivered in partnership with NHS Biomedical Scientists. 
  • High-quality support for MSc student research projects

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research & Innovation in Biomedical Science
  • Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Professional Practice Development 
  • Clinical Microbiology for Biomedical Scientists

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 BSc (Hons) degree in a related subject, such as:
  • Medical Science / Health Science
  • Chemistry / Biochemistry
  • Genetics / Medical Genetics
  • Human Biology / Physiology
  • Clinical Science

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 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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