London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Biomedical Science

This course is for biology; medicine; biomedical and life sciences graduates, and those in related scientific subjects. The course enables students to carry out studies of biomedical science, develop scientific knowledge and understanding of disease processes, enhance intellectual development throughout research projects and gain additional specialist knowledge in ageing, epidemiology and medical genetics. Candidates complete a research project and dissertation.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree in biomedical sciences; candidates from other related subjects are considered, or equivalent overseas qualifications; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 580, CBT TOEFL 237, or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced immunology; biomedical diagnostics; integrated pathology; scientific frameworks for research; research project. Optional modules: haematology; blood transfusion; clinical biochemistry; clinical biochemistry; medical genetics; epidemiology of emerging infectious diseases; ethical issues in biomedical science.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include case studies, literature evaluations, self diagnostic testing, debates, group work, coursework, essays, and cumulative exams. Practical skills are summatively assessed through the coursework assignments, including those in the final project module. Data handling skills are assessed by, practical reports, problem solving exercises, information abstracting and reviewing exercises, poster presentations, exams and seminar presentations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,965 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 885 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Holloway Islington N7 8DB South East

Key information

Admissions Office
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020 7133 4202