Bristol, University of the West of England

Bristol, University of the West of England

Biomedical Science

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.

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.

Course modules

Core modules: advanced research methods; project development and proposal; interim report.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: written proposal, interim research report and portfolio of attendance at relevant workshops and research seminars; doctorate level viva voce examinations and a research thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Professional doctorate Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
Professional doctorate Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
Professional doctorate Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
Professional doctorate Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
Professional doctorate Part-time January 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (International) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Frenchay Campus Bristol BS16 1QY South West

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