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Advanced Biomedical Science, MSc

De Montfort University, the United Kingdom

De Montfort University

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MScFull-time, Part-time12 - 36 monthsSeptemberGBP 8200 per yearGBP 16300 per year

About Advanced Biomedical Science, MSc - at De Montfort University


Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, this course will provide you with a portfolio of advanced knowledge and skills relevant to biomedical science in clinical and research environments. 

You will integrate and explore the contemporary knowledge and understanding of disease pathophysiology, current and emerging diagnostic and monitoring procedures and therapeutic strategies in relation to human health and disease. You will be taught by a team of experienced research-active academic staff and practising biomedical scientists.

Benefit from the opportunity to choose optional specialisms such as Cancer Biology, Nutrition & Public Health, Leadership & Quality Management and Advanced Biotechnology and associated assessments.

Develop your transferable and employability competencies with the Advanced Professional Laboratory & Employability Skills module, for example additional laboratory skills, cv surgery, interrogating the scientific literature. 

This course is an ideal post-graduate progression route for graduates of a BSc. in Biomedical Science, Medical Laboratory Science or other relevant bioscience disciplines and will enhance your career prospects. Many of our recent graduates have progressed on to postgraduate research, leading to PhD or professional doctorates in Biomedical Science, working as Biomedical Scientist practicioners or in scientific sales or scientific writing.

Subject to relevant further training, you may also progress as an HCPC registered biomedical scientist.

Key features

  • Benefit from Education 2030, where a simplified ‘block learning’ timetable means you will study one subject at a time and have more time to engage with your learning, receive faster feedback and enjoy a better study-life balance.
  • Professionally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science
  • Developed in conjunction with local health trusts and taught by a team of experienced research-active academic staff and practising biomedical scientists ensuring your learning is relevant to current practice
  • Benefit from major investment in state-of-the-art laboratories and specialist equipment
  • An ideal progression route for graduates of Biomedical Science BSc or other relevant bioscience disciplines
  • Develop advanced employability skills valued by the NHS and other employers in medical laboratory science and research
  • Develop laboratory skills with research techniques and a semester-long laboratory project
  • Enables Health and Care Professions Council registered biomedical scientists to enhance their opportunities for progression within their practice 

Notes about fees for this course

2023/24 full-time tuition fees for UK students: £8,200

2023/24 full-time tuition fees for EU and international students: £16,300

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 Hons or equivalent in relevant bioscience subject

Experienced practitioners are encouraged to apply

English language requirements

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in each band (or equivalent) when you start the course is essential.

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