The normal academic standard for entry is: A Lower Second (2.2) UK first degree in biomedical science, though applications are welcomed from other related subjects and will be considered on an individual basis.
Months of entry
- provide you with advanced study of biomedical science, which underpins professional progression and development
- provide a high level of scientific knowledge and understanding of disease processes
- develop an informed and critical appreciation of recent scientific developments in relation to diagnostic laboratory pathology
- enable you, where options are available, to gain additional specialist knowledge in areas such as ageing, epidemiology and medical genetics
- enhance your intellectual development throughout the research project and dissertation
- Advanced Immunology
- Biomedical Diagnostics
- Integrated Pathology
- Scientific Frameworks for Research
- Research Project
- Blood Transfusion
- Clinical Biochemistry
- Medical Genetics
- Epidemiology of Emerging Infectious Diseases
- Ethical Issues in Biomedical Science
Students undertake a variety of assessment methods including case studies, literature evaluations, self diagnostic testing, debates, group work, presentations, coursework, essays, and cumulative exams.
Practical skills are summatively assessed through the coursework assignments, including those in the final Project module.
Data handling skills are assessed by, practical reports, problem solving exercises, information abstracting and reviewing exercises, poster presentations, exams and seminar presentations.
Information for international students
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions Office
- 020 7133 4202