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Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry), PGDip

Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry), PGDip

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Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 1 year | SEP-23

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Biochemistry Medical Biochemistry Medical Sciences

Course type


Course Summary

Biomedical Science is the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to the support of the diagnosis and treatment of various conditions that affect peoples’ quality of life and it is a well-recognised, evidence inform and valued profession that encompasses a holistic and life-span approach to the provision of diagnostic, assessment and intervention.

This course will explore the theoretical and practical aspects of Clinical Biochemistry within the context of diagnostic and investigative discipline of Biomedical Science using a blended and integrated learning approach that utilises a mix of on-campus teaching and online learning approaches. This innovative approach would further support the development of your learning experience alongside the delivery of key practical laboratory skills and your professional practice development.


This course has been designed to provide you with a challenging, but enriching, academic experience that is geared towards you developing a career in Biomedical Sciences and the Life Science sectors.

This course will equip graduates with the attributes and abilities to undertake continued study, highly skilled employment or gain access to the professions. This will include healthcare, biomedical science and life sciences in Wales and beyond.

By instilling both biomedical scientific skills and transferable professional practice attributes, the course will provide strong foundations that could improve employment prospects and prepare you as graduates for life-long learning via continued professional development.

Our career support services include:

Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

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Entry requirements

The following are the entry requirements required to be offered a place on the courses: a minimum of a 2:2 BSc (Hons) degree in a related subject, such as: Medical Science / Health Science; Chemistry / Biochemistry; Genetics / Medical Genetics; Human Biology / Physiology; Clinical Science.

University information

Ideally located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to impressive beaches along the Gower Peninsula as well as a buzzing city centre. Since its inception in 1920, Swansea University has been at the cutting edge of research and innovation. Swansea continues this legacy today, receiving a wide range of accolades and awards each year. The university is thrilled to be included in the top 25 for...more

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