Advanced Biomedical Science at De Montfort University - UCAS

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Course summary

Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, this course will provide you with a portfolio of advanced knowledge and skills relevant to biomedical science in clinical and research environments. You will integrate and explore the contemporary knowledge and understanding of disease pathophysiology, current and emerging diagnostic and monitoring procedures, and therapeutic strategies in relation to human health and disease. You will be taught by a team of experienced research-active academic staff and practicing biomedical scientists. Benefit from the opportunity to choose optional specialisms such as Cancer Biology, Nutrition & Public Health, Leadership & Quality Management and Advanced Biotechnology and associated assessments. Develop your transferable and employability competencies with the Advanced Professional Laboratory & Employability Skills module, for example additional laboratory skills, cv surgery, and interrogating the scientific literature. This course is an ideal post-graduate progression route for graduates of a BSc. in Biomedical Science, Medical Laboratory Science or other relevant bioscience disciplines and will enhance your career prospects. Many of our recent graduates have progressed on to postgraduate research, leading to PhD or professional doctorates in Biomedical Science, working as Biomedical Scientist practitioners or in scientific sales or scientific writing. Subject to relevant further training, you may also progress as an HCPC-registered biomedical scientist. Key features • Benefit from Education 2030, where a simplified ‘block learning’ timetable means you will study one subject at a time and have more time to engage with your learning, receive faster feedback, and enjoy a better study-life balance. • Professionally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science • Developed in conjunction with local health trusts and taught by a team of experienced research-active academic staff and practicing biomedical scientists ensuring your learning is relevant to current practice • Benefit from major investment in state-of-the-art laboratories and specialist equipment • Develop laboratory skills with research techniques and a semester-long laboratory project • Develop advanced employability skills valued by the NHS and other employers in medical laboratory science and research • An ideal progression route for graduates of Biomedical Science BSc or other relevant bioscience disciplines • Enables Health and Care Professions Council registered biomedical scientists to enhance their opportunities for progression within their practice

Assessment method

Teaching consists of lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions laboratory practicals. Assessment will be through critique essays, oral presentations, review essays, poster presentations, dissertation etc. You are encouraged to be a self-directed, proactive and independent learner. You will be expected to work in groups, deliver presentations, challenge and discuss ideas with academics. You will be assigned a personal tutor who will offer pastoral support.

Professional bodies

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

  • Health and Care Professions Council

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 Hons or equivalent in relevant bioscience subject. Experienced practitioners are encouraged to apply.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8700 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8700 Year 1
Scotland £8700 Year 1
Wales £8700 Year 1
International £16800 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Advanced Biomedical Science at De Montfort University - UCAS