London Metropolitan University
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.
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.
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 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 name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Holloway||Islington||N7 8DB||South East|
020 7133 4202