12 months
14000 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Biomedical Sciences (Cellular Pathology) degree offered at the University of Westminster, will enable you to enhance your knowledge and understanding of modern cellular pathology through a range of option modules.  

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In addition, the core modules in cellular pathology are designed to deliver a comprehensive overview of contemporary technical practice in the context of service delivery to the pathologist for diagnostic practice, or for the scientist engaged in cell and tissue-based research. 

The specialist cellular pathology modules are supported by the online use of interactive digital microscopy, for example in pathology case studies, to illustrate the applications of a range of visualisation methods in cellular pathology. Practical experience in research design and methodology is gained through the laboratory-based research project.

Career Path 

  • As a graduate of this Biomedical Sciences (Cellular Pathology) degree offered at the University of Westminster you will possess a range of transferable skills that will enhance your employment prospects and your research opportunities in the UK or overseas.
  • For those biomedical scientists (or international equivalents) undertaking continuing professional development, this course will enhance your knowledge base in your chosen specialist discipline and open up the potential for career advancement or moves towards involvement in research and development.
  • Successful completion of the course will enhance the career prospects of graduates for entering PhD programmes. You may also find employment in hospital laboratories, academia, research institutes, or in the pharmaceutical and related industries.


The course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advances in Cellular Pathology 
  • Diagnostic Cellular Pathology 
  • Molecular Science and Diagnostics 
  • Postgraduate Research Methods 
  • Postgraduate Project  
  • Automation in Biomedical Sciences 
  • Cell Signalling and Genetics 

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: £1600 (Price 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.


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