Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have one of the following: •A first or second class honours degree which has a significant content of biological science •At least a 60% pass in the Primary (Part I) examination for Fellowship of the Institute of Biomedical Science •Substantial relevant experience at a senior level.

Months of entry


Course content

Professionally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), the course aims to provide a high quality and professionally relevant postgraduate programme focussing on the relationship of theoretical knowledge to the practice of Biomedical Sciences. The course aims to utilise and extend your existing skills and knowledge, which reflects the contemporary state of your scientific discipline.

Your personal and professional understanding of Biomedical Sciences will be enhanced through an academically coherent programme of directed and self-directed learning, which is arranged in a modular framework. Emphasis will be placed on the development of analytical and critical skills and on problem identification and analysis within a Biomedical Sciences context. You will be taught by a team of experienced academics, researchers and professionally qualified staff. A number of the teaching team are also registered Biomedical Scientists.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

Postgraduate Scholarships available:


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations28
Written coursework / continuous assessment29
Creative work3
Dissertation40 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Maninder Ahluwalia
+44 (0)29 2041 7202