University of Westminster

Course Introduction

This programme allows students to plan their own taught programme to match their interests and experience by selecting modules from any other bioscience Master's course in the school of life sciences. Students on this course can expand their understanding of human diseases, their investigation and therapy, and develop competence in the design and execution of a laboratorybased project.

Course Modules

Core modules include project a: critical review and design study; project b: project and report; option modules: antimicrobial chemotherapy bioinformatics in medicine; cellular pathology 1; cellular pathology 2; clinical endocrinology; current topics in cellular pathology; current topics in clinical chemistry; current topics in medical microbiology; cytopathology; erythron pathophysiology; fluids and electrolytes in health and disease; genetics and developmental genetics; haemostasis; immunopathology; immunotherapy; leucocyte pathophysiology; medical microbial physiology; medical microbiology and epidemiology; metabolic disorders; molecular bioinformatics; molecular science and genetics; molecular therapeutics; recombinant dna technology; transfusion science.

Course Additional Entry

A good Honours degree in biomedical sciences or in a related field, a professional qualification of equivalent status and associated work experience, a postgraduate certificate in biomedical science, or an equivalent qualification. 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). Students whose 1st language is not English should complete academic English screening during induction to the course.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time Day
MSc (Postgraduate) £1,500  Credit module. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time Day
MSc (Postgraduate) £1,075  Credit module. First year home fees