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MRes Biomedical Laboratory Science

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Science Laboratory Practice Biomedical Sciences

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Course summary

  • Undertake taught modules with an extended research project in a professional lab.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of modern biomedical laboratory sciences.
  • Develop applied research techniques using state-of-the-art laboratory facilities.
  • Build confidence in presenting your work to academic and professional audiences.
  • Enhance investigative skills including the design, execution and interpretation of practical work within the field of disease mechanisms and diagnosis.

Biomedical science plays a pivotal and essential role in healthcare. This course has been designed to respond to the increasing need for highly skilled biomedical researchers across a range of industries. You’ll have the opportunity to specialise in particular aspects of biomedical sciences, selecting a specialist subject from microbiology, cancer biology or bioinformatics.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

You are taught through various learning activities designed to challenge and support as you progress through the course. The aim is to give a theoretical and practical knowledge of your subject.

In the first semester you will follow taught modules that provide a fundamental knowledge of biomedicine, and the module Applied Laboratory Practice will introduce you to the practical and theoretical basis of research. Together these will give you a sound basis to carry out your Extended Research Project in semesters two and three.

You learn through

  • lectures and seminars
  • workshops and tutorials
  • laboratory classes
  • an extended research project
  • working in a professional laboratory

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in the

  • health biotechnology sector
  • pharmaceutical industry
  • industrial biotechnology sector
  • academic research

Modules

Applied Diagnostics (15 Credits) - Core
Applied Laboratory Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Extended Research Project (120 Credits) - Core
Mechanisms Of Disease (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,910

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

16,385

Entry requirements

A 2:1 in a relevant Honours degree is normally accepted as the entry requirement for the course. Applicants with a 2:2 are also actively encouraged to apply and will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants with alternative qualifications with academic attainment or skills in subjects which are directly relevant to the course will also be considered.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University students will be working at the cutting edge of their discipline, using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a...more

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