Biomedical Science: Medical Microbiology at Kingston University - UCAS

Kingston University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Biomedical Science: Medical Microbiology (Taught)

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • This course is relevant to both professional biomedical and research careers. It offers an in-depth understanding of disease processes and diagnostic techniques.
  • The University has extensive links with leading healthcare and research laboratories, such as GlaxoSmithKline, the Institute of Cancer Research and local hospitals.
  • Flexible timetables and part time options can help you fit your studies around other commitments.
About this course You can tailor this course to your interests by choosing one of two pathways – haematology or medical microbiology. An extended research project will also enable you to pursue an area of interest in depth. It can be an excellent selling point when looking for a job or promotion. Projects may be carried out within one of our research groups or as part of an industrial placement. Example modules
  • Research Techniques and Scientific Communication
  • Immunology and the Biology of Disease
  • Haematological Malignancy
  • Microbial Pathogenesis and Control of Infectious Disease
For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage. Career opportunities Graduates have gone on to roles in a wide variety of biomedical science careers, such as in hospital and commercial laboratories, research, teaching and sales.


Modules include Immunology and the Biology of Disease, Microbial Pathogenesis and Control of Infectious Disease, Taxonomy of microorganisms and diagnosis of infectious disease, Research techniques and scientific communication and Research Project.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (e.g. test or exam), practical (e.g. presentations, performance) and coursework (e.g. essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).

Professional bodies

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

  • Biomedical Science, Institute of

Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in biomedical science or a relevant discipline. All applicants must demonstrate sufficient understanding of immunology and medical microbiology. Applications are considered individually and candidates with relevant experience are welcome to apply.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8470 Year 1
England £5291 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5291 Year 1
Scotland £5291 Year 1
Wales £5291 Year 1
International £8470 Year 1

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Biomedical Science: Medical Microbiology at Kingston University - UCAS