Taught course

Biomedical Science

Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Science and Technology

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree or equivalent, in Biomedical Science, FIBMS or Primary, HNC with bridging course, or HNC plus laboratory experience. Applicants must be employed in an appropriate laboratory as Biomedical scientists. Each applicant is considered on an individual basis.

For more details please visit the university website.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and guided by an employers’ panel (including the NHS), this course is a great asset to your professional development.

You’ll have the opportunity to tailor your studies by choosing a specialist pathology area.

Year one, core modules

  • General Pathology
  • Moving towards Mastery
  • An Introduction to Management in Biomedical Science
  • Research Methods in Biomedical Science

Year two, core modules (choose one of the following pathways)
Cellular Pathology Pathway

  • Diagnostic Histopathology Techniques
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Molecular Histopathology
  • Systemic Pathology

Clinical Chemistry Pathway

  • Control Mechanisms in Health and Disease
  • Decision Making in Clinical Chemistry
  • Metabolic Basis of Disease

Haematology Pathway

  • Blood Transfusion and Haemostasis
  • Cellular Haematology

Medical Microbiology Pathway

  • Epidemiology and the Control of Infectious Disease
  • Medical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Action
  • Molecular and Serological Diagnosis of Microbial Infection
  • Principles of Medical Microbiology and Pathogenesis

Year three, core modules

  • Masters Project

Please note that modules are subject to change and availability.

For more details please visit the university website.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

Fees and funding

For more details about fees, fundings and scholarships please visit the

university website


Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36 - 60 months

Further details of qualification

Our Masters degree provides an academically challenging and vocationally relevant science education for those wishing to pursue careers as a biomedical scientist, in the Health Services, pharmaceutical or biotechnologies industries.

Course contact details

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