Taught course

Biomedical Science

University of Salford · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in any science –based subject. Suitable For: This course is for UK and international graduates from a wide range of relevant disciplines who wish to gain knowledge in the field of biomedicine and acquire the career-enhancing skills in the rapidly expanding fields of biomedical research, teaching, and laboratory management. Applicant profile: If you are a committed to developing your skills in Biomedical Science to a higher, professional level then this course is for you. Your individual agenda for study and personal choice of relevant disciplines will be actively encouraged, selected from the range of practices within the field of Biomedical Science. You will carry out analysis of relevant discussions, practical and research projects. There is an emphasis on identification and development of self-initiated projects. We welcome applications from recent graduates in a wide range of scientific disciplines, as well as those who are working in industry and would like to enhance their skills. This course will suit those students with an enquiring mind, keen to develop their skills in this fast paced and dynamic environment.

Months of entry


Course content

3 good reasons to study Biomedical Science at Salford:

  • Research-led teaching that develops high-priority technical and employability skills through a series of lectures, tutorials and journal clubs
  • Projects and dissertations in active research groups
  • Opportunities for development through a seminar series and guest lectures presented by clinicians and international speakers.

Course Summary

This course aims to provide a balance between theoretical, practical and biomedical skills, and develop your levels of critical enquiry so you can pursue the research projects and communication of ideas and concepts. It encourages creative approaches to contemporary research in biomedical science and communication through creative thinking, research methods, computer systems, case studies and practicals. You will evaluate how these various approaches can assist you in finding future employment and to formulate your own experiments designs and research project.
You will develop an enhanced understanding and more sophisticated appreciation of biomedical science.

Information for international students

Applicants require a minimum average score of 6 or above (and for each component 5.5 or above) from the Cambridge/British Council English Language Testing Service (IELTS).

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £5,950

Part-time £992 per 30 credits

Full-time International £12,800

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £6,070

Part-time £1,012 per 30 credits

Full-time International £13,050

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Service
+44 (0) 161 295 4545