University of Westminster

Course Introduction

This course aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge of theory and practice that will enable you to work as a professional capable of making important contributions in the field of clinical biochemistry. The course aims to further enhance your knowledge of clinical biochemistry, to engage you with contemporary issues and debates within the discipline, and to develop your critical and analytical skills. The taught programme contains specific modules in Clinical Biochemistry, such as endocrinology and metabolism and diagnostic clinical biochemistry, which you can apply to diagnostic biomedicine, as well as offering you a choice of modules related to molecular diagnostics or haematology.

Course Modules

Core modules: clinical endocrinology and metabolism; diagnostic clinical biochemistry; molecular science and diagnostics; postgraduate research methods; postgraduate project. Optional modules: automation in biomedical sciences; cell signalling and genetics; cellular haematology; communicating science; extended postgraduate project; immunohaematology and haemostasis; immunopathology; principles of molecular medicine.

Course Additional Entry

You must have at least a BSc Honours in Biomedical Sciences or a closely related subject, a professional qualification of equivalent status and associated work experience or an equivalent qualification deemed suitable by the course team. If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS score of at least 6.5, with 6.0 in each element.

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
MSc (Postgraduate) £1,500  Credit module. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £1,075  Credit module. First year home fees