University of Derby

MSc Biomedical Health*

*This course begins in September 2018 and is subject to validation - Increase your understanding of what current diseases are impacting global human health, the damage they are having on our body and how we can look to prevent this disease burden - Develop advanced research skills that will prove invaluable for careers in medical research, the NHS and other health organisations, health charities, and biomedical industries - You will cover areas such as oncology, diabetes, alzheimer's/dementia, obesity and infectious diseases such as antibitic resistance bacteria and viruses - Our teaching team are active human health researchers as well as experienced teachers. The diversity of research projects underway, which you can contribute to is vast - covering issues such as potential new treatments for ovarian cancer and the role of the Human Papilloma Virus in the development of head and neck cancers This course will enable you to develop an in-depth understanding of the biomedical regulation of the human body and how this is impacted by disease. You'll explore how the biomedical regulation of the human body can be affected by a person's physical wellbeing, their lifestyle choices, the environment they inhabit, and also the infectious diseases to which they can be exposed. As a biomedical health graduate, you'll be equipped with skills which put you at the forefront of advances in medical health - the MSc qualification adds real substance to your CV, giving you an edge in the job market. You'll be well prepared for careers in medical research, health charities, medical and biotechnology industries, and the government health sector. Your knowledge will also be invaluable in areas such as analytical consultancy, biological sales and scientific writing.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus DE22 1GB East Midlands

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