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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Biomedical Sciences

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This master will enable you to develop an in-depth understanding of the biomedical regulation of the human body and how this is impacted by disease.

Increase your understanding of what current diseases are impacting global human health, the damage they are having on our body and how we can look to prevent this disease burden

Develop advanced research skills that will prove invaluable for careers in medical research, the NHS and other health organisations, health charities, and biomedical industries

You will cover areas such as oncology, diabetes, Alzheimer's/dementia, obesity and infectious diseases such as antibiotic resistance, bacteria and viruses

Our teaching team is active human health researchers as well as experienced teachers. The diversity of research projects underway, which you can contribute to is vast – covering issues such as potential new treatments for ovarian cancer and the role of the Human Papilloma Virus in the development of head and neck cancers.

Careers

As a biomedical health graduate, you’ll be equipped with skills which put you at the forefront of advances in medical health – the MSc qualification adds real substance to your CV, giving you an edge in the job market.

You’ll be well prepared for careers in medical research, health charities, medical and biotechnology industries, and the government health sector. Your knowledge will also be invaluable in areas such as analytical consultancy, biological sales and scientific writing.

In addition, you’ll have a full complement of transferable skills – such as critical thinking, data analysis, report writing and communication – which are valued by employers and will stand you in good stead in any profession. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Different course options

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

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This research module can be lab based or questionnaire based studies. It will involve looking into using people for data collection.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

2020/21 UK/EU fees is £875 per 20 credits.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an undergraduate degree (2:2 or above) in a Biosciences related subject.

University information

The University of Derby is spread across two campuses in Derby and Chesterfield. Derby is proud to welcome students from more than 100 countries around the world, so you’ll be part of a diverse, international community. Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, the University offers a wide range of courses and flexible study methods...more

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