Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Biomedical Science

This general route focuses on the biological aspects of disease processes. Graduates will gain up-to-date, relevant and applied experience of biomedical science, acquire broad knowledge of the subject base and acquire skills for practice at Higher Specialist Level. We collaborate extensively with hospitals in the Greater Manchester area and can offer opportunities for research projects in clinically relevant areas. The completion of a research project enables the graduate to understand the process and communication of scientific enquiry.

Entry requirements

At least an upper 2nd-Class UK Honours degree (or international equivalent) in biological or biomedical science is usually required. Alternatively, you may be admitted with an equivalent professional qualification or significant relevant proven professional experience. Existing Fellows of the Institute of Biomedical Science are eligible for exemption from certain units of study. Students applying with HNC medical laboratory science plus 10 years' experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Modules include: Analytical techniques in biomedical science; advanced; biological aspects of disease; recent advances in biomedical; research; research methods and ethics in biomedical science; disorder case study; research project; clinical haematology; general clinical biochemistry; human infectious disease; pathological basis of disease and systematic; investigation of pathological specimens; transfusion 1.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework and examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Manchester Campus Manchester M15 6BH North West

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