12 months
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14760 GBP/year
10020 GBP/year
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About

This Biomedical Science course at University of East London offers 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 course at University of East London is designed and tailored to your own preferred specialism in either of the following: Clinical Biochemistry and Toxicology, Health and Disease of Physiological Systems, Clinical Microbiology and Infectious disease control and Immunology and Immunotherapy. 

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 Postgraduate Diploma and a Postgraduate 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.

The 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:

  • Experimental Techniques and Laboratory Practice
  • Biology of Disease and Clinical Diagnosis
  • Professional Experience in Biomedical Science
  • Clinical Biochemistry and Toxicology
  • Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Control
  • Health and Disease of Physiological Systems

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 honours degree in Physiology, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Sports Science, Applied Biology, Toxicology or related subjects.

  • We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14760 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14760 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10020 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10020 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

UK: Part time: £1,670 Per 30 credit module

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

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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