Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Biomedical Science

This course provides a biological understanding of human disease processes, the treatment principles of such diseases, and the underlying biological disciplines that enable their study and explanation. Focused on career development for biomedical scientists, it also allows people from non biomedical backgrounds to learn these skills.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant biological subject; applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications may also be considered; international students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing).

Course modules

Core modules: cell culture and antibody technology; research methods and bioethics; research project. Optional modules: microbial diagnostics; pharmacology; molecular biology; biology of disease. Plus 1 of the following eLearning modules: cellular pathology; clinical chemistry; haematology and transfusion science; medical microbiology.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: written assignments; computer-aided learning packages; dissertation; oral presentation; laboratory reports; formal examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

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