Coventry University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: The Institute of Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Science (Taught)

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Course summary

As key contributors to modern healthcare, including disease diagnosis, monitoring of therapy and research into disease mechanisms, specialist and senior biomedical scientists are in great demand both within the NHS and private hospital laboratories. You can now study this course via multiple pathways:

  • Haematology and Blood Transfusion Sciences pathway
  • Haematology and Blood Transfusion Sciences pathway with Professional Experience
  • Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology pathway
  • Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology pathway with Professional Experience
  • Infection Science pathway
  • Infection Science pathway with Professional Experience
Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) for the 2021/22 intake, this master’s course offers you the chance to focus your studies by selecting one of three specific course pathways – Haematology and Blood Transfusion Science, Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology, or Infection Science.This course aims to advance your skills and knowledge in laboratory management, together with modern scientific developments, such as genomics and stem cell technology. Our multi-million pound, state-of-the-art Alison Gingell Building features a suite of analytical and biological laboratories where you can gain hands-on experience in cutting-edge industry techniques.

Course details

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will could vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include essays, laboratory or project reports, seminar presentations, posters, data analysis exercises, formal examinations and portfolio based assessments. The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards the achieving the intended learning outcomes. Assessments may include exams, individual assignments or group work elements.


Entry requirements

The requirements for admission for PgCert/PgDip and MSc Biomedical Science are: An Honours degree in a Biomedical Science undergraduate course; with a minimum of a lower second class (2.ii) classification (2.i for the professional experience course); or; An equivalent appropriate qualification that includes substantial clinical or biomedical content. We would expect to see the study of one or more of the following modules in the final year of an undergraduate degree: clinical biochemistry, microbiology and virology, clinical immunology, haematology.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

2022/23 fees TBC. Please see our website for latest information.
Biomedical Science at Coventry University - UCAS