Biomedical Science (Online) at University of Greenwich - UCAS

Course summary

This online Biomed course allows health sector workers to study the latest developments in biomedical science and healthcare management while boosting their own professional development. Our Biomedical Science course is aimed at health sector employees who want to keep up-to-date with latest developments in biomedical science, healthcare management and related subjects. The course is managed by a consortium of NHS Trusts, Pathology Joint Ventures, Public Health England and the University of Greenwich. The modules are approved for continuing professional development (CPD) by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), the leading body for current practitioners in the field. There are currently 17 modules available to study online with full support from an experienced practitioner. Each one has been specifically tailored to meet workplace needs. Together they provide a flexible, practical way to learn, either for CPD or towards a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert), Diploma (PGDip) or full master's degree (MSc). Additional info Students complete two modules for a PG Cert in Biomedical Science (Online), or four modules for a PG Diploma in Biomedical Science (Online). See the pathway options. Students undertaking the full MSc must also complete a workplace-based project. The modules available for this programme are shown below. The spread over five years is an example of how the study can be completed. There is flexibility for completion in a shorter or longer timeframe – maximum 3 years for PG Cert; 5 years for PG Dip; 7 years for the full MSc. What you should know about this course

  • Complete two 12-week modules to gain a PGCert in Biomedical Science (Online), Healthcare Quality Management, Healthcare Management or Haematology.
  • Complete four 12-week modules to gain a PGDip in Biomedical Science (Online), Healthcare Quality Management, Healthcare Management or Haematology.
  • Complete four modules and a research project to gain an MSc in Biomedical Science (Online), Healthcare Quality Management, Healthcare Management or Haematology.
  • The MSc in Biomedical Science (Online) is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.


All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

The assessment procedure is different for each course. The assessments include quizzes, reports, presentations and project work. Your course tutor will guide you through them. The research project (MSc) should be of a standard suitable for publication in a scientific journal or equivalent.

Professional bodies

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

  • Biomedical Science, Institute of

Entry requirements

An undergraduate (honours) degree at 2:2, or above, in a relevant subject. Applicants without a degree that have professional clincial qualications or relevant professional experience in healthcare/the NHS may be considered.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £1125 Credit
Northern Ireland £1125 Credit
Scotland £1125 Credit
Wales £1125 Credit
EU £1305 Year 1
International £1305 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees are currently set for 2024/25 entry. For more information, please visit:

Sponsorship information

We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at

Biomedical Science (Online) at University of Greenwich - UCAS