Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Biomedical Science (Medical Microbiology)

The programme provides the underpinning academic learning for the continuing professional development of biomedical scientists and is designed to give graduates the knowledge and intellectual skills required to provide, develop and advance specialist scientific services within healthcare systems.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a 2.1 degree in biomedical science (or degree with a significant content of medical microbiology) or equivalent.

Course modules

Introduction to clinical microbiology; molecular biology and pathogenesis; professional and research skills; public health and communicable disease control; antimicrobials; clinical microbiology and infection control; laboratory management; project and dissertation.

Assessment methods

Written and practical examinations, essays, and MCQ to scientific presentations and case presentations. Professional reflective learning is also included within learning and assessment strategies.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

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