12 months
14000 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
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This Biomedical Sciences degree offered by the University of Westminster, allows you to plan your own taught programme to match your interests and experience by selecting modules from a diverse range of option modules from a diverse range offered by the biosciences masters course in the Faculty of Science and Technology, with the advice of the Course Leader. 

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Alternatively, you can combine basic science with study of the communication or commercialisation of science. The University of Westminster also offers the opportunity to consider the increasing role of automation in diagnostic laboratories. Those studying Biomedical Sciences  part time are free to develop their module choices as they progress.

Whatever the combination, through this Biomedical Sciences degree offered by the University of Westminster you will be able to expand your understanding of human diseases, their investigation and therapy, and develop your competence in the design and execution of a laboratory-based project.

Career Path 

  • You will develop a range of transferable skills that will enhance your employment prospects and your research opportunities in the UK or overseas.
  • This course has a diverse intake of both full- and part-time home/EU students, ranging from recent graduates to those working in diagnostic laboratories who wish to gain additional qualification.
  • International students often have experience in biomedical science laboratories and following completion of their studies return to their home countries to pursue promotion or research opportunities.   


The course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). However, students interested in gaining professional registration should consider our Applied Biomedical Science MSc.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Postgraduate Project
  • Postgraduate Research Methods
  • Advanced Cancer Biology
  • Advances in Cellular Pathology
  • Automation in Biomedical Sciences
  • Cell Signalling and Genetics 
  • Cellular Haematology
  • Clinical Aspects of Microbial Physiology and Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Communicating Science

Key information


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

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 lower second class honours degree (2:2) in biomedical sciences or a closely related discipline.  
  • Professional qualification of equivalent status and associated work experience or an equivalent qualification deemed suitable by the course team. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK PT tuition fee: £950 (Price per 20-credit module)
  • International PT tuition fee: £1,600 (Price per 20-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.


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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