Biomedical Science at University of East London - UCAS

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Course summary

This course offers you an ideal opportunity to enhance your career prospects in a range of specialist areas within biomedical science. You will enrich and update your knowledge, gaining a postgraduate qualification which will help you achieve progression at work. This IBMS accredited course is carefully tailored to maximise your employability within bioscience and offers an unrivalled range of professional expertise and top class facilities. You will learn both practical and theoretical aspects of clinical chemistry, medical microbiology, cellular pathology and haematology. It will offer you the chance to study a core MSc alongside a specialisation within different areas of biosciences. This course is designed and tailored to your own preferred specialism in either of the following: Clinical Biochemistry and Toxicology, Health and Disease of Physiological Systems, Clinical Microbiology and Infectious disease control and Immunology and Immunotherapy. You will learn about research methods and how to use diagnostics when detecting diseases or other medical conditions in order to assess potential treatments. Teaching will be based on lectures, seminars, workshops, independent web-based learning and laboratory-based learning in our state-of-the-art facilities. The broad field of learning also suits people who are simply interested in furthering their knowledge of the subject. The course can be worked around a full-time job and there are intermediate awards available - a Postgraduate Diploma and a Postgraduate Certificate.


Year 1: Experimental Techniques and Laboratory Practice (Core), The Biology of Disease and Clinical Diagnosis (Core), Evidence-based Practice and Career Development (Core), Clinical Biochemistry and Toxicology (Optional), Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Control (Optional), Health and Disease of Physiological Systems (Optional), Immunology and Immunotherapy (Optional) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.

Assessment method

You will be assessed using a mixture of practical coursework and a theory exam. Coursework can take a variety of forms, including laboratory work, data analysis, essays and oral presentations. The Research Skills module is assessed by coursework including a presentation and research proposal, while the Research Project is assessed mainly on a final written report, plus a poster presentation and portfolio.

Professional bodies

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

  • Biomedical Science, Institute of

Entry requirements

2:2 honours degree in Physiology, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Sports Science, Applied Biology, Toxicology or related subjects. We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths.

Fees and funding

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Biomedical Science at University of East London - UCAS