Minimum of a 2:1 degree in biomedical science (or degree with a significant content of medical microbiology) or equivalent. Applicants for part time study must hold a full-time appointment or attachment in a medical/clinical microbiology department of a medical school, hospital, HPA or other appropriate institution for the duration of their studies. Applicants who are in full time employment within the NHS but who do not reach academic standards but have appropriate work based experience may be considered for a place on the programme at the discretion of the Dean of Postgraduate Studies (School of Medicine and Dentistry). Applicants for part time study must hold a full-time appointment or attachment in a medical/clinical microbiology department of a medical school, hospital, HPA or other appropriate institution for the duration of their studies.
Months of entry
The programme will provide the underpinning academic learning for the continuing professional development of biomedical scientists and is designed to give graduates the knowledge and intellectual skills required to provide, develop and advance specialist scientific services within healthcare systems. Teaching will be delivered by day release (part time students) or full time study and distance learning methods. The programme includes input by specialism experts in NHS service roles and delivers research-informed teaching from within a research-rich environment.
Information for international students
Non-native speakers must achieve a minimum of IELTS 7.0. Students are required to achieve a minimum of 6.0 in their written element. Students must be able to sit examinations at a British Council Centre, or a similar approved centre, under invigilation or be able to attend examinations in the UK.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Blizard Institute