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Advanced Biomedical Science MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

Advanced Biomedical Science MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

Different course options

Full time | Leicester Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Biomedical Sciences Health Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This course explores the contemporary understanding of disease pathophysiology, current and emerging diagnostic procedures and aspects of therapy.

Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, this course will provide you with an enhanced portfolio of knowledge and skills relevant to biomedical science in clinical and research environments[ME1] . Benefit from the opportunity to tailor the course content specifically to your career interests by choosing optional modules in areas such as Cancer Biology, Nutrition, Environment and Public Health, Leadership and Quality Management, and Advanced Biotechnology.

During this course you will enhance your transferable skills and employability with teaching from a team of experienced research-active academic staff and practising biomedical scientists.

This course is an ideal post-graduate progression route for graduates of a BSc. in Biomedical Science or other relevant bioscience disciplines and will enhance your career prospects. Many of our recent graduates have progressed on to postgraduate research courses, leading to PhD or professional doctorates in Biomedical Science, while others who are HCPC registered biomedical scientists have increased their opportunities for progression within their speciality (subject to relevant training).

Key features

  • Professionally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, so you can enrich your skills and qualifications sought by employers.
  • Enables Health and Care Professions Council registered biomedical scientists to increase their opportunities for progression within pathology services.
  • Access extensive NHS links with NHS pathology centres to develop your understanding of the sector.
  • Developed in conjunction with local health trusts and taught by a team of experienced practitioner-based academic staff ensuring your learning is relevant to current practice.
  • Benefit from major investment in state-of-the-art laboratories and specialist equipment equivalent to what is used in industry.
  • An ideal progression route for graduates of BSc. Biomedical Science or other bioscience disciplines, helping to enhance your career prospects in the bioscience and biotechnology industries

Modules

Research Project (Dissertation) - This will enable you to choose and research a particular topic in-depth. Projects are likely to be in areas such as microbiology, drug discovery, immunology, cancer biology, cell signalling and other advanced subjects. Following the submission of the dissertation there will be an oral presentation viva.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

8,120

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

15,600

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 Hons or equivalent in relevant subject; In addition to this, part-time students will also need relevant professional experience (this would be normal practice as a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered biomedical scientist working in the NHS); Experienced practitioners are encouraged to apply

University information

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a university with a rich heritage, providing students with high-class further education options for over 150 years. Situated in the centre of Leicester, a thriving midlands location, students benefit from excellent facilities not only on campus but also when seeking leisure time in the surrounding region. Students at DMU are able to choose from a wide range of postgraduate courses, all of which are...more

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