Taught course

Biomedical Laboratory Sciences

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty Health and Wellbeing

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 If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 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

Increase your skills and knowledge in pathogenesis and diagnosis of diseases and increase your competitiveness in the job market. The advanced knowledge practical techniques and transferable skills that you learn on this course enhance your career prospects in hospital or industry labs or can lead towards doing research at PhD level.

Key points
• Develop your knowledge in biomedical science, biology, medicine and life sciences.
• Understand the cellular processes that lead to disease.
• Take a major project to develop research skills and the application of research to practice
• Develop attributes and skills valued by employers such as practical skills, problem solving and critical analysis.

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


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Health and Wellbeing
+44 (0)114 225 5555