Taught course

Biomedicine

Institution
Lancaster University · Biomedical and Life Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Ideally an upper second class honours degree or above, or its equivalent, in an appropriate subject. Applicants with a lower second class honours degree will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The MSc in Biomedicine provides you with the opportunity to acquire a greater understanding of practical and theoretical biomedical science at a leading university in this field.

The course provides the knowledge and skills required for subsequent progression to PhD study, a career in biomedical/pharmaceutical research (industry or university based) or hospital-based employment. Our scheme provides focus on, and training within, several ‘hot’ topics in biomedicine, while still retaining elements of flexibility and choice.

Modules

Core:

· Supervised Research Project (six months)

· Fundamental Research Skills

Optional:

· Microbes and Disease

· Diseases of the Brain

· Molecular Basis of Cancer

· Biomedicine in Context

· Drug Development (from concept to clinic)

· Essential Tools for Clinical Research

· Models of Disease

Information for international students

IELTS: At least 6.5 overall (minimum element scores apply).

Fees and funding

UK students
£8400 per year
International students
£18,900 per year

www.lancaster.ac.uk/pgfunding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations25
Written coursework / continuous assessment25
Dissertation50 (8500 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
shm-pg-admissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 593 936