Bristol, University of the West of England

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of the West of England, Bristol

Biomedical Science (Research)

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Course summary

This course is aimed at full time practitioners wishing to expand and extend their skills and knowledge to support existing roles, or to meet the demands of new ones. For example, this qualification is suitable for those taking on or seeking managerial or consultancy roles. It is open to employees working in the National Health Service (NHS) or equivalent healthcare industry, or practicing in laboratories in the UK and internationally.

Course details


You will study the following compulsory modules: research theory and practice; project development towards a doctorate; interim report; professional development for biomedical science; research project.

Assessment method

Assessed work varies with each module, but will comprise a written research proposal, reflection on the research process, a systematic review of the research topic, visual and oral presentations, and a reflective portfolio of attendance at workshops and research seminars. There will be doctorate-level viva voce examinations midway through your research and after your research thesis submission.

Entry requirements

Good 1st degree or equivalent plus Master's in biomedical science or related subject. Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) fellowship examination. Other relevant experience and demonstrated abilities deemed equivalent. Candidates must be actively engaged as practitioners at a senior level in their chosen field. Informal interviews are held for all applicants.

Fees and funding

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Thursday 18th August - 08:30 - 18:00 Friday 19th August - 08:30 - 18:00 Saturday 20th August - 11:00 - 15:00 Sunday 21st August - Closed Monday 22nd August to Thursday 26th August - 09:00 – 17:00 Friday 27th August – 09:00 – 16:30 Saturday 27th August and Monday 29th August - Closed Tuesday 30th August to Thursday 1st September - 09:00 – 17:00 Friday 2nd September – 09:00 – 16:30

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Biomedical Science at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS