University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Biomedical Sciences (Haematology)

This course will focus on the physiology and pathology of blood and its use as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool. A variety of areas of molecular and cellular bioscience will be covered with an emphasis on new technologies and developments in Haematology and related disciplines such as Transfusion Science. You will expand your knowledge of the basic science and analytical techniques relating to Haematology and gain an up-to-date understanding of the application of Haematology in bioscience/ pharmaceutical research, as well as in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine. There will be an emphasis in the course on development of critical analysis skills in the assessment of scientific literature and laboratory data. In addition you will have the opportunity to design and execute your own research project. The course team is supported by visiting lecturers who are practising scientists in the field, which helps ensure that taught material is current and relevant.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in biomedical sciences or a closely related subject, or a professional qualification of equivalent status. Candidates with other relevant qualifications and experience are welcomed. In addition applicants should have 1 year's laboratory experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of at least 6.5, with the written component at a minimum of 6.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Core modules: cellular haematology; molecular science and diagnostics; postgraduate research methods; postgraduate project. Optional modules: advanced cancer biology; automation in biomedical sciences; cell signalling and genetics; communicating science; extended postgraduate project; immunopathology; molecular and cellular therapeutics; principles of molecular medicine.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework and examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 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
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,075 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,075 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,075 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,075 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,075 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,500 per Credit (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,075 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,075 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,075 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cavendish Street Westminster W1W 6UW South East

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