12 months
14000 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Biomedical Sciences (Clinical Biochemistry) degree offered at the University of Westminster aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge of theory and practice that will enable you to work as a professional capable of making important contributions in the field of clinical biochemistry.  

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The Biomedical Sciences (Clinical Biochemistry) degree offered at the University of Westminster aims to further enhance your knowledge of clinical biochemistry, to engage you with contemporary issues and debates within the discipline, and to develop your critical and analytical skills.

The taught programme contains specific modules in Clinical Biochemistry, such as endocrinology and metabolism and diagnostic clinical biochemistry, which you can apply to diagnostic biomedicine, as well as offering you a choice of modules related to molecular diagnostics or haematology.

Career Path  

  • The course has been designed to provide professionals with a broad range of transferable skills in Biomedical Sciences with clinical biochemistry, with particular reference to possessing the ability to critically discuss and evaluate concepts, analytical techniques, current research and advanced scholarship in Clinical Biochemistry.
  • Successful completion of the course will enhance the career prospects of graduates for entering Ph.D programmes; you may find employment in hospital laboratories, academia, research institutes, as well as in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and related industries.


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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 
  • Diagnostic Clinical Biochemistry 
  • Molecular Science and Diagnostics 
  • Postgraduate Research Methods 
  • Automation in Biomedical Sciences 

  • Cell Signalling and Genetics

  • Cellular Haematology

  • Communicating Science

  • Extended Postgraduate Project

  • Immunohaematology and Haemostasis


Course leader

Dr Vinood Patel

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). You must have at least a BSc Honours in Biomedical Sciences or a closely related subject. 
  • 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.


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