Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Biomedical Laboratory Sciences

This course is for people wishing to develop their knowledge in the laboratory application of biomedical sciences. It is for graduates whose background is in biomedical science, biology, medicine, or life sciences. The course includes advanced study of biomedical science, which underpins professional progression and development, knowledge of how alterations or defects in cellular processes may lead to disease, hands-on expertise in techniques such as flow cytometry, real-time pcr, immuno-histochemistry, histology and molecular diagnostic techniques.

Entry requirements

One of the following: an Honours degree in a biological subject or equivalent; a professional qualification of equal standing to an Honours degree, for example MIBiol by examination, FIML; other qualifications such as HND, HNC or unclassified degree in biological subject, plus significant relevant work experience. If English is not the student's 1st language they need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Cell biology; molecular diagnostics; biomedical laboratory techniques; research methods and statistics; professional development; research project;
optional modules: applied biomedical techniques; cellular and molecular basis of disease; cellular and molecular basis of cancer; human genetics; evidence-based laboratory medicine; bioinformatics; blood sciences; infection and immunity; cellular pathology.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written examinations and coursework, such as problem-solving exercises, case studies and reports from practical work. The research project assessment involves a written report and viva voce.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,995 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,995 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,995 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,995 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,665 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,665 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,665 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,665 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 6 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
Telephone number: 
0114 225 3468