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Biomedical Science (Haematology/Medical Microbiology) Masters MSc

Biomedical Science (Haematology/Medical Microbiology) Masters MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medical Microbiology Microbiology Haematology

Course type


Course Summary

This course, accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, provides an in-depth understanding of disease processes and diagnostic techniques. It links academic knowledge to the practical applications of biomedical science, particularly in relation to modern diagnostic methods. You can choose to study one of two pathways - hematology or medical microbiology. Taught by researchers and expert practitioners, the course content is kept up to date through extensive links with leading healthcare and research laboratories such as GlaxoSmithKline, the Institute of Cancer Research and local hospitals. In addition, some key features of the course include: Skills to enhance employability are embedded within the curriculum to maximize job opportunities in a wide variety of biomedical science careers, including hospital and commercial laboratories, research, teaching and sales. Teaching on the course is research-led and research-informed to ensure that all students are aware of the latest developments in biomedical science. Research projects can be carried out within one of our research groups or as part of an industrial placement. Practicing expert biomedical scientists are an integral part of the teaching team and ensure that the programme content reflects current practice, whilst academic staff at the university provides the opportunity for involvement in internationally recognized research.

Different course options

Full time | Penrhyn Road Campus | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The module allows students to develop and extend skills required to research and communicate in biosciences, and the principles and practice of laboratory techniques, research planning, management, data handling and presentation. The material is contextualised by lectures, practicals, workshops and directed reading around the planning and execution of experiments and interpretation of the data in a clinical setting or in clinically based studies.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree or equivalent in; biomedical science; medical microbiology; medic medical genetics; molecular biology; hematology; or immunology. Other biology and medical science degrees will be considered on an individual basis. All students must demonstrate sufficient understanding of mammalian biology and immunology. Prior study of microbiology and hematology is preferred. Students with professional experience may be eligible.

University information

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