Biomedical Sciences at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS

Course summary

This multifaceted programme builds the knowledge and skills needed to kick-start your career in biomedical research or a related discipline. Teaching is jointly delivered by experts in the Biochemistry Department at the School of Biological and Behavioural Sciences and Barts Cancer Institute in the School of Medicine and Dentistry and will cover research areas such as chromosome biology, ageing, microbiology, structural biology and cancer biology. You will receive training in state-of-the art technologies and the latest theory in the fields of cell and molecular biology, structural biology and precision medicine. These include: Cell and molecular biology techniques; fluorescence imaging; protein production and analysis including structural biology; data processing; as well as other techniques used by biomedical scientists. This training in a wide range of techniques, along with the substantial research project will allow you to build up a substantial portfolio of experimental skills and thereby tackle more extended research and development projects with increased confidence. You’ll study how to critically appraise published research, and carry out a piece of original research. This will be a great preparation for a PhD or for moving into industry, academia, and research & development. Structure Four compulsory taught modules One 24-week individual research project (followed by 1 month write up)


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Assessment method

Modules will be assessed through a mixture of essays, MCQs and SAQs, poster and oral presentations, statistics assignments, lab reports, science communication pieces, a literature review and dissertation for the research project.

Entry requirements

2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry or a relevant discipline

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Students enrolling on a postgraduate degree programme are charged tuition fees each year by Queen Mary. The rate you will be charged depends on whether you are assessed as a Home/EU or Overseas student. You can find tuition fees for each course on the course finder pages on our website: Further details about postgraduate taught tuition fees can also be found on our website:
Biomedical Sciences at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS