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Course summary

A staple topic at the University of Wolverhampton for over a quarter of a century, this course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science and taught by specialists including research-active staff and visiting lecturers from relevant fields. With the expertise of these individuals – their careers ranging from Hospital Consultants to Senior Biomedical Scientists, many of them practised in NHS pathology laboratories – you will be equipped with skills for future employment and research, or, if you are currently employed, skills complementary to your clinical laboratory responsibilities. The University’s state-of-the-art research building will be at your disposal while tutor-led discussions in small group problem-based learning sessions explore clinical aspects of the course in depth. Focus on research methods and the undertaking of an independent research product may particularly prepare you for higher level study, leading to a PhD or Professional doctorate, in addition to supplying transferable skills for careers in industry. Please note: although this MSc is accredited by the IBMS, completion of this course does not allow you to practice as a registered Biomedical Scientist. To do that, you would need to have studied out Accredited Undergraduate Award and completed your registration portfolio.


Typical modules may include: Molecular Genetics & Genomics; Principles of Integrated Biomedical Science; Clinical Immunology; Specialist Module (from Cellular Pathology, Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology or Medical Microbiology); Independent Study Module 1 or 2; Research Methods in Biomedical Science; Biomedical Science Research Project.

Professional bodies

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

  • Biomedical Science, Institute of

Entry requirements

You should have a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent, although substantial professional experience may be acceptable when combined with another qualification. We look for graduates with an appropriate honours degree in biomedical subjects, or biological subjects with an appropriate biomedical content. International Applicants: Your qualifications need to be deemed equivalent to the above entry requirements.

Fees and funding

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Biomedical Science at University of Wolverhampton - UCAS