MSc Biomedical Science
Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Science
We lead international research in stem cell biology, regenerative medicine and the molecular and cellular basis of disease.
About the course
Biomedical science is about understanding our bodies and our ability to control them during health and disease. It’s the basic science that underpins medicine.
Breakthroughs in Biomedical Science feature regularly in the news, from radical new treatments for cancer patients to innovative advances in reproductive technologies and regenerative medicine.
Over the last twenty years, research into the human genome and molecular processes has revolutionised our understanding of biological systems.
Examples of optional modules
Teaching and assessment
There are lectures, practical classes, tutorials and seminars.
In small group teaching classes you’ll discuss, debate and present on scientific and ethical topics. Laboratory placements within the department provide you with one-to-one attention, training and support to do your individual research project.
Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments, debates, poster presentations and a dissertation.
Our teaching covers ethics, practical scientific skills and an overview of the current literature. You’ll also develop useful career skills such as presentation, communication and time management.
1 year full-time
You'll need a 2:1 honours degree in a biomedical-related subject. Applicants with relevant work experience and good academic potential will also be encouraged to apply.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Two merit-based £2,000 scholarships are available to overseas self-funded students.
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.