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Biomedical Science (with specialism)

University of East London

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
13680 GBP/year
9420 GBP/year
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About

This Biomedical Science (with specialism) course, offered by University of East London, gives you an ideal opportunity to enhance your career prospects in a range of specialist areas within biomedical science. You will enrich and update your knowledge, gaining a postgraduate qualification which will help you achieve progression at work. 

Overview

This IBMS accredited course is carefully tailored to maximise your employability within bioscience and offers an unrivalled range of professional expertise and top class facilities. You will learn both practical and theoretical aspects of clinical chemistry, medical microbiology, cellular pathology and haematology. It will offer you the chance to study a core MSc alongside a specialisation within different areas of Biosciences. 

This Biomedical Science (with specialism) course, offered by University of East London, is designed and tailored to your own preferred specialism in either of the following: Biotechnology and Genomics; Cancer Biology and Therapeutics; Clinical Microbiology and Immunology; Medical Physiology or Toxicology.

You will learn about research methods and how to use diagnostics when detecting diseases or other medical conditions in order to assess potential treatments. Teaching will be based on lectures, seminars, workshops, independent web-based learning and laboratory-based learning in our state-of-the-art facilities. The broad field of learning also suits people who are simply interested in furthering their knowledge of the subject. The course can be worked around a full-time job and there are intermediate awards available – a PG Diploma and a PG Certificate.

Your future career

Our goal is to equip you to progress in any science based career or, if you have other career goals, to enrich you with the investigative, analytical, and communication skills that are sought by most employers.

As a Biomedical Scientist you can expect to work in publicly funded or private laboratories which provide an essential service to medical care for disease diagnosis and evaluation of treatment. Screening, diagnosis and analysis services are rapidly evolving in both structure and technologies and they require a dynamic and knowledgeable workforce.

Our Biomedical Science MSc can facilitate you to be part of and progress within that workforce. Because of our strong emphasis on research, the MSc may lead you to a research based career whether through the PhD academic route or to working in pharmaceutical or in biotech companies.

Bioscience is playing an increasingly large role in society and your biomedical science expertise will be sought after by a variety to of industries and services including insurance and legal services, investment banking, public health bodies and local authorities to name just a few.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Techniques in Bioscience
  • Research Skills
  • Biology of Disease and Clinical Diagnosis
  • Clinical Microbiology and Immunology 
  • Biotechnology and Genomics 
  • Toxicology

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2.2 Honours in a relevant subject with a significant component of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology or Genetics or a related Biological Science.
  • We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13680 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13680 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9420 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9420 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Part-time UK/EU: £1,570 per 30 credit module

Funding

£10,000 to fund your Masters Programme under the Postgraduate Loans (PGL) scheme

Postgraduate Loans (PGL)

The Postgraduate Loan (PGL) provide non means-tested loans of up to £10,000 to taught and research masters students.  It will be paid to students as a contribution towards tuition fees, living costs and other course costs.

Applications are made directly through Student Finance England 

Eligibility

Whether you qualify depends on:

  • if you’ve studied on a postgraduate course before
  • your course
  • your age
  • your nationality or residency status

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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