Taught course

Biomedical Sciences

Sheffield Hallam University · Biosciences

Entry requirements

You need one of the following • an honours degree in a biological subject or equivalent • a professional qualification of equal standing to an honours degree, for example MIBiol by examination, FIML • other qualifications such as HND, HNC or unclassified degree in biological subject, plus significant relevant work experience Non-native English speakers need to be proficient in English, typically shown by an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.5 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Gain an advanced scientific understanding of disease at a cellular level focusing on current methods used in in-vitro diagnosis. As part of the course you can choose to specialise in one area of the pathology laboratory directorate, either cellular pathology, infection and immunity or blood sciences.

Key points
• Develop your knowledge in biomedical science, biology, medicine and life sciences.
• Understand the cellular processes that lead to disease.
• Understand and gain experience of the latest methods used in disease diagnosis and the study of cellular and molecular mechanisms of disease.
• Take a major project to develop research skills and the application of research to practice.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
16 months
full time
8 months


part time
8 months
full time
4 months

Course contact details

Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
0114 225 5555
0114 225 3066