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Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry)

Middlesex University

12 months
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About

The Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry) MSc/PGDip/PGCert at the Middlesex University studies clinical biochemistry of the human body and how it is affected by disease. It's a fascinating subject which combines expert theoretical knowledge with practical skills to help with the diagnosis and treatment of everything from endocrine disorders to antenatal complications. 

Overview

Why study MSc/PGDip/PGCert Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry) at Middlesex University?

This Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry) MSc/PGDip/PGCert at the Middlesex University has a strong practical element, with an emphasis on developing the skills needed in a laboratory and gaining hands-on experience of diagnostic techniques. You will be able to study and learn within the University's specialist laboratories which include a modern, well-equipped cell culture facility and fully-equipped proteomics facilities as well as a molecular biology lab for techniques such as DNA sequencing, real-time PCR, electrophoresis and HPLC. You'll also learn to use cutting-edge equipment such as MALDI-TOF mass spectrometers and flow cytometers.

The Biomedical Science courses at Middlesex have a burgeoning international reputation and the University's strong links with London hospitals, NHS laboratories and other universities and industrial partners ensures that you will be studying the latest developments, practices and research. Our Centre for Investigative and Diagnostic Oncology has pioneered techniques for cancer diagnosis and treatment, including our breakthrough in the development of a vaccine for bladder cancer.

Course Highlights

  • All the teaching staff are involved in research and many are pioneers in their own field
  • The location gives you easy access to the British Library, the Science Museum, the Royal Institution and more
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Career Opportunities

  • Biomedical science is the second largest profession registered by the Health Professions Council and there is a high demand for well-qualified graduates. This course will equip you with the skills and expertise you need to work in a wide range of roles such as management, consultancy, lab supervision, or in international roles within hospitals, schools and universities.
  • If you're currently working in clinical biochemistry, this Masters programme will help you progress to a more senior position. You might also wish to explore your options in a research or academic career, or even complete further study at doctoral level.
  • There are many opportunities available in a variety of sectors including the pharmaceutical industry, academia, education, biotechnology, and even areas like patent law, forensic science and science journalism. Biomedical scientists also work with Public Health England, the Medical Research Council and the Health and Safety Executive.

Accreditation

  • The course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Bioanalytical Techniques 
  • Bioanalysis and Toxicology 
  • Biomedical Ethics and Law 
  • Clinical Disorders 
  • Developmental Biochemistry 
  • Endocrinology and Metabolism 
  • Experimental Design and Statistics 
  • Laboratory Leadership and Management 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend applying as early as possible for your chosen postgraduate course to ensure you are granted a place. 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree or higher, in an appropriate subject
  • Candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of three years work experience will also be considered. Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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