Taught course

Biomedical Science

Edinburgh Napier University · School of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

You'll need an Honours degree in bio-molecular sciences, such as biology, biomedical science, molecular biology, immunology, genetics, virology or pharmacy. Alternatively, you may have a degree equivalent qualification or a degree without Honours plus appropriate experience gained in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industries, or as a medical laboratory scientific officer.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

You'll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions, and through independent study. There may also be some opportunities to study abroad.

Trimester 1

  • Biology of Disease & Therapeutics, Advanced Immunology, Toxicology

Trimester 2

  • Biomedical Applications of Molecular Biology, Clinical Aspects of Biochemistry, Microbial Pathogenesis

Trimester 3

  • Independent research project

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, the following is generally required: minimum IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 Please see our website for up-to-date information.

Fees and funding

Please see our website for up-to-date fee & funding information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


part time
18 months
full time
9 months


part time
12 months
full time
6 months

Course contact details

Information Office
08452 60 60 40