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
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.
• 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
Course contact details
- Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
- 0114 225 5555
- 0114 225 3066