Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Biomedical Sciences

Aims to provide a high quality and professionally relevant post-graduate programme focussing on the relationship of theoretical knowledge to the practice of biomedical sciences; utilises and extends the students existing skills and knowledge which reflects the contemporary state of the students scientific discipline; the students' personal and professional understanding of biomedical sciences is enhanced through an academically coherent programme of directed and self-directed learning; emphasis is placed on the development of analytical and critical skills and on problem identification and analysis within a biomedical sciences context.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have one of the following: a 1st or 2nd class Honours degree which has a significant content of biological science; at least a 60 per cent pass in the primary (part I) examination for Fellowship of the Institute of Biomedical Science; substantial relevant experience at a senior level.

Course modules

Modules include: molecular biology; immunology; analytical and diagnostic techniques; research methods in biomedical sciences. Option modules include: medical biochemistry and advanced topics in medical biochemistry; immunohaematology and advanced topics in immunhaematology; medical microbiology and advanced topics in medical microbiology and infection; cellular and molecular pathology and advanced topics in cellular and molecular pathology.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on examinations; essays; poster presentations; case studies; case study presentations; practical based laboratory exercises; laboratory reports abstract writing and journal article reviews; a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 470 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 470 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 470 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 470 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 470 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 470 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 470 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 470 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 470 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 470 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 470 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 470 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Llandaff Campus Cardiff CF5 2YB Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Student Recruitment Team
Telephone number: 
029 2041 6044