University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Clinical Biochemistry

Our course is specifically designed to provide you with a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of clinical biochemistry as conducted within the modern health science laboratory. In particular, the MSc will develop your academic, practical, professional and communication skills so you can seamlessly integrate into, and form a productive part of, a health service laboratory team.

Entry requirements

The course is suitable for graduates in biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, pharmacy, medicine and other biological subjects that contain elements of biochemistry and/or physiology.
Graduates in chemistry are accepted onto the programme, but do have to have studied significant elements of biochemistry and/or physiology during their undergraduate degree.
An honours degree (Upper Second minimum) or overseas equivalent is required for direct entry to the programme.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to Clinical Biochemistry, Analytical Methods, Healthcare Science 1 ( Introduction to Human Physiology and Professional Practice), Research Skills Masterclass, Clinical Biochemistry Dissertation, Paediatric Biochemistry.

Assessment methods

A range of formative and summative assessments (e.g. MCQs, ECQs, written and verbal presentations, and closed and open book exams) will be employed by the course.
The assessments will be constructed to assess your knowledge and understanding while at the same time refining and expanding your intellectual and transferable skills.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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