Entry requirements

Please see the Manchester Met website for information on entry requirements.

Months of entry


Course content


With our MSc Biomedical Science course, you’ll gain the technical skills and in-depth understanding to build defences against disease, harnessing new therapy, wonder drugs and technology.

It’s a masters course that offers a broad base of understanding and the opportunity to investigate specialist areas of biomedical science. As well as units offering advanced analytical techniques and an in-depth understanding of different aspects of disease, you will explore areas that match your personal interests and career ambitions. 

You’ll complete an independent research project, building professional-level research skills. This is your opportunity to explore the issues that fascinate you most by making the most of our extensive links with hospitals across Greater Manchester to conduct research in a real-world context. 

Our course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) which means our teaching is of a high standard and provides wide-ranging, research-informed education to ensure you develop the practical skills and experience that employers value. Please note, that although this MSc is accredited by the IBMS it does not fulfil the requirements for gaining registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and does not provide the opportunity to complete the IBMS Registration Training Portfolio. Please visit the IBMS website for more information and advice on HCPC registration. 

Career prospects

This biomedical science masters offers an avenue into a range of specialist fields, such as biomedical and pharmaceutical industries. The subjects you’ll cover can also lay the groundwork for careers in research or teaching or to pursue studies towards a PhD. 

Our work with the NHS and clinicians helps shape our curriculum, transfers our expertise and ensures our graduates are ready for the workplace – and sought after by employers. 

Some of our MSc Biomedical Science graduates have gone into roles such as:

  • Lead Specialist for Technical and Scientific Development
  • Head of Centre for Manchester Blood Centre
  • NHS Blood and Transplant
  • Field Application Specialist Manager
  • Molecular Business Manager  

Information for international students

For more information to support your studies in the UK, including course details, how to apply, and living in the UK visit www.mmu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please see the Manchester Met website for information on fees.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)161 247 6969