Taught course

Advanced Biomedical Science

De Montfort University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

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Entry requirements

  • Minimum 2:2 Hons or equivalent in relevant subject
  • In addition to this, part-time students will also need relevant professional experience (this would be normal practice as a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered biomedical scientist working in the NHS)
  • Experienced practitioners are encouraged to apply

Months of entry


Course content

Reasons to study Advanced Biomedical Science at DMU:

  • Professionally accredited by The Institute of Biomedical Science, so you can enrich your skills and qualifications sought by employers
  • Ideal progression route for graduates of the Biomedical Science BSc or other bioscience disciplines - enhances your career prospects in the bioscience and biotechnology industries
  • Enables Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered biomedical scientists to increase their opportunities for progression within pathology services
  • Develop your critical thinking skills as well as your ability to design, execute and present findings of research
  • Developed in conjunction with local health trusts you will be taught by a team of experienced practitioner-based academic staff and researchers and benefit from lectures by visiting HCPC registered experts; ensuring your learning is relevant to current practice
  • Opportunities to tailor the course content specifically to your career interests
  • Interacting with other healthcare professionals in the field will allow you to develop transferrable skills and give you a more holistic view
  • Extensive NHS links with NHS pathology centres to develop your understanding of the sector
  • DMU is a university ranked Gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF),the only Government-endorsed measure of teaching quality in higher education. [Office for Students, 2017]; The TEF Panel judged that De Montfort University delivers “consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.” [Office for Students, 2017]

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Health and Life Science Admissions Team
+44 (0)116 257 7700