Taught course

Biomedical Science

Ulster University · Faculty of Life and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

  • Applicants must:

    (1) Have gained an Honours or non-Honours degree from a University of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council for National Academic Awards, the National Council for Educational Awards, the Higher Education Training and Awards Council, or from an institution of another country which is recognized as being of an equivalent standard or an equivalent standard in an approved alternative qualification

    (2) Provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent)

    (3) Normally be employed as a biomedical scientist, trainee biomedical scientist or equivalent in a hospital or research laboratory or have access to similar medical facilities

    As an alternative to 1 and 2, Applicants may provide evidence of their ability to undertake the programme through the accreditation of prior experiential learning.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The programme provides graduates who possess an honours degree (or equivalent), partially acceptable to the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), with appropriate education and professional training in the biomedical sciences. The course enables students to top-up their current degree to a standard equivalent to a BSc in Biomedical Sciences acceptable to the IBMS for the purpose of Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration as a Biomedical Scientist. Students who wish to take this course to gain registration should check with the relevant body that it will meet their needs.

Information for international students

Academic IELTS 6.0 (with no band score less than 5.5), or a Trinity ISE Pass at level III.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • GradCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Andrei Tarasov