Biomedical Science MSci at St George's, University of London - UCAS

Course summary

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.
About St George’s, University of London Established in 1752, St George’s is the UK’s specialist health university and is dedicated to medical and health sciences education, training and research. We share our site with a major London teaching hospital, which is both on the clinical frontline for a diverse local community and a centre of excellence for specialist conditions. At St George's, you’ll study in a clinical setting with like-minded individuals working across a variety of healthcare professions. St George’s has enjoyed an outstanding track record of research and innovation in infectious disease ever since the ‘father of vaccinology’ and St George's alumnus, Edward Jenner, created the world’s first vaccine (against smallpox). Recent research has included a focus on tuberculosis, malaria, HIV in low and middle-income countries and Covid-19.


You can find extensive information about the modules you can expect to study on this course on our website:

Assessment method

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:

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

You can find extensive information about the support St George's provides for International students on our website: This includes guidance on the visa application process, preparing for your studies, enrolment, support during your studies, and English language requirements.

Entry requirements

Qualification 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

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall (including minimum 6.5 in Writing and a 6 in all other components)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
EU £19250* Year 1
International £19250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Biomedical Science MSci at St George's, University of London - UCAS