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Course summary

This course offers students a chance to develop the biomedical science skills and knowledge to a higher level; the programme is particularly suitable for graduates with an undergraduate degree in biomedical science or other degrees that have a significant amount of human biology/biomedical content, medical, dental or veterinary degrees and some biotechnology degrees (depending on modules studied at undergraduate level).


Core modules: current issues in biomedical sciences; practical skills for biomedical science; research and diagnostic methodologies; advanced topics in biomedical science; research project. Choose from 1 of the specialist modules: clinical biochemistry; medical microbiology; applied immunology; medical genetics; cellular pathology and oncology; haematology.

Assessment method

We assess modules using a range of methods, including practical report writing, statistical analysis, oral presentations, poster presentations, researched essays and exams.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Health and Care Professions Council
  • Biomedical Science, Institute of

Entry requirements

Honours degree (minimum lower 2nd Class) in a relevant subject or other qualifications deemed equivalent by the award committee.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Biomedical Sciences at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS