Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry)

Students on this course develop an understanding of a range of developmental, endocrine and major organ pathologies, with the laboratory methods used to aid diagnosis. The course features the application of emerging bioanalytical technologies to the diagnosis of disease and the translation from research to a clinical laboratory setting.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of three years work experience; those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level. Applicants must have competence in English language and we normally require grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. The most common English language requirements for international students are IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all four components) or TOEFL internet based 87 (with at least 21 in listening and writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading).

Course modules

Modules include: Experimental design and statistics; laboratory leadership and management; biomedical ethics and law; advanced bioanalyticall techniques; clinical disorders; developmental biochemistry; endocrinology and metabolism; bioanalysis and clinical toxicology.

Assessment methods

As well as practical and theoretical exams and your research project and dissertation, you�ll be assessed through presentations and written assignments, including: Essays; laboratory reports; logbooks; data analysis; problem-solving exercises; papers composed of a literature review, hypothesis and research question.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hendon Campus Barnet NW4 4BT South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 8411 5555