Taught course

Biomedical Science

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Biomedical Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 honours degree in a biomedical-related subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Biomedical science is about understanding our bodies and our ability to control them during health and disease. It’s the basic science that underpins medicine. Breakthroughs in biomedical science feature regularly in the news, from radical new treatments for cancer patients to innovative advances in reproductive technologies and regenerative medicine. Over the last twenty years, research into the human genome and molecular processes has revolutionised our understanding of biological systems.

This research-led masters is taught by experts in the key areas of modern biology to give you a broad understanding of biomedical science today.

Teaching

Throughout your degree, you’ll be taught through lectures, practical sessions, lab placements, tutorials and seminars. In small group teaching classes you’ll discuss, debate and present on scientific and ethical topics. The biggest part of the course will be your individual research project, working alongside professional scientists.

Our teaching covers ethics, practical scientific skills and an overview of the current literature. You’ll also develop useful career skills such as presentation, communication and time management.

Assessment

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments, debates, poster presentations and a dissertation.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
bmspgadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2319