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Biomedical Science (Flexible Learning) MSc

Biomedical Science (Flexible Learning) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Biomedical Sciences

Course type


Course Summary

This course is designed to further your career in the healthcare profession, biomedical industry or in academia and has the potential to lead on to a professional doctorate. As the majority of study is undertaken online through eLearning materials there is no attendance required at Nottingham Trent University during this course. This allows you to fit your study in around your other commitments. Reasons to choose this course: This course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). Our Biomedical Sciences team has over 30 years' experience of delivering high quality professionally accredited courses in this area of study. The team is always available to support you with your studies. This course offers the perfect opportunity for professionals within the biomedical industry to develop their qualifications whilst working. CPD points - it is possible to enrol for single modules in order to gain continuing professional development points. You can study at your own pace - no attendance required. You can start your course at different times during the year - choose the most convenient date for you. Your exams can be taken in your workplace or a suitable venue as agreed by the university. Biomedical Science. Knowledge and skills acquired will depend on the modules you choose, reflecting your interests, and be directly relevant to your career and professional development. The course also aids your understanding of the advantages, limitations and applications of a range of fundamental and specialised biomedical techniques. It will teach you how to identify and resolve scientific and technical problems associated with the application of Biomedical Science, and enable you to design, execute and prepare critical written reports. Graduates will be equipped to: deal with complex scientific issues with confidence, independence and originality; continue advancing their knowledge and understanding; develop new skills in the application of Biomedical Science; adapt to future developments in this field of study and communicate effectively with a range of personnel in management, research and academic contexts.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance


3 years

Start date



Students will study Research Methods and Bioethics module and either, Research Project or Scientific Analysis, Review and Presentation. This module enables you to gain the relevant skills required for high quality academic reporting of scientific research. Through a series of seminar sessions, you'll learn how to research, analyse and report on scientific findings related to your specialist subject. During this module, you'll decide upon a suitable thesis topic with guidance from your supervisor, and you'll present your completed work as a written thesis and poster presentation.

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 UK honours degree in a Biological subject such as biology, biomedical science, pharmacology or microbiology (minimum 2.2) or equivalent; a professional qualification of equivalent status. They will already be working in pathology or industrial biomedical laboratories or have a strong interest in Biomedical Science.

University information

Situated in Nottingham - voted the second best city for students in the UK - Nottingham Trent University (NTU) consists of 4 campuses: City Campus, Confetti Campus, Clifton Campus and Brackenhurst Campus. NTU offers almost 200 taught courses and has a wide range of research degree options across its many academic schools: NTU Doctoral School (research degrees) Nottingham Business School Nottingham Law School ...more

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