Biomedical scientists work at the cutting edge of research and medicine, helping to solve some of the most threatening diseases and conditions facing humankind. Biomedical science has laid the foundation for medical breakthroughs in everything from Covid-19 to cancer, diabetes to heart disease, bone strength to brain development and more. St George’s Biomedical Science MSci is a four-year programme which integrates a year of master’s-level study, aimed at students who plan to have a career in the research field or extend their experience of laboratory-based biomedical science. Our curriculum offers flexibility to better prepare you for a career in healthcare or medicine; you will gain experience and skills that are transferable to employment or further study and will equip you to apply for PhD courses or research posts in industry. In the first three years of the course you will follow the curriculum of our Biomedical Science BSc, with extra modules to develop your research skills. In Year 3 you’ll have the chance to focus your learning in one of 10 specialisms. In the final year you will complete an extended research project, which will help you to develop the more advanced practical and research skills required for a research career. Course highlights
- Develop essential lab techniques in our modern teaching and research laboratories.
- Excellent links with industry and employers, which will give you a head-start in finding a job when you graduate.
- Option to undertake integrated Professional Training Year within private industry, a research institution, a government body or the NHS to further develop your knowledge, practical skills and increase your employability.
You can find extensive information about the modules you can expect to study on this course on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/courses/biomedical-science#study
Progress is judged by a mixture of in-course assessment and written exams. Each year’s marks contribute towards the final degree. A variety of examination types may be used during the course, including short and long answer questions, single best answer questions, calculation and data analysis problems, essay questions, Objective Structured Practical Examinations where you demonstrate knowledge of structure and function in the dissecting room, oral examinations where you answer questions from a panel of examiners. You can find detailed information about assessment methods for this course on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/courses/biomedical-science#study
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- Year 1
You can find extensive information about the support St George's provides for International students on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/offer-holders/international-student-support. This includes guidance on the visa application process, preparing for your studies, enrolment, support during your studies, and English language requirements.
We welcome applications from applicants around the world. For information on the requirements for your country, please visit the International Qualifications page on our website.
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||6.5 overall (including minimum 6.5 in Writing and a 6 in all other components)|
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