Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Biomedical Science

This course aims to help students wishing to pursue a career as a professional biomedical scientist or take a leading role in research and development. Candidates will gain a detailed critical knowledge of immunology, toxicology and molecular biology and their application to biomedical science.

Entry requirements

Bachelor (Honours) degree at a 2.2 or above, or equivalent. We look for applicants to have a background in bio-molecular sciences, such as: biology, biomedical science, molecular biology, immunology, genetics, virology or pharmacy in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience gained in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industries, or as a medical laboratory scientific officer.

Course modules

Subjects include: Advanced immunology; biology of disease and therapeutics; molecular pharmacology and toxicology; research skills; molecular pathogenesis of microbial infection; drug design and chemotherapy; research project. Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study

Sponsorship information

Some charitable trusts etc. can be approached for assistance; most part-time students receive assistance from their employer.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,690 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 570 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,875 per Credit (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 570 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 570 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 570 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sighthill Campus Edinburgh EH11 4BN Scotland

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