Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Biomedical Sciences

Professionally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), this course aims to provide a high quality and professionally relevant postgraduate programme, with emphasis on both the theoretical knowledge and the practice of Biomedical Science. As well as completing a number of core modules, you will choose a specialist option to focus on in your studies (Medical Biochemistry; Medical Microbiology; Immunohaematology; or Cellular & Molecular Pathology), and your award on graduating will name your chosen specialism within the title of the postgraduate qualification that you will obtain, as follows: MSc Biomedical Science (Medical Biochemistry) MSc Biomedical Science (Medical Microbiology) MSc Biomedical Science (Immunohaematology) MSc Biomedical Science (Cellular & Molecular Pathology)???? Throughout your studies, your personal and professional understanding of Biomedical Science will be enhanced through an academically coherent programme of directed and self-directed learning. This will empower you to engage in and critically evaluate relevant contemporary biomedical themes, and to engage in research at postgraduate level, through the analysis and application of practical laboratory based activities.

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 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Whole course) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Whole course) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Whole course) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Whole course) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Whole course) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Whole course) 2 Years

Campus details

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

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