University of East London

Course Introduction

This course offers you an ideal opportunity to enhance your career prospects in a range of specialist areas within biomedical science. You will enrich and update your knowledge, gaining a postgraduate qualification which will help you achieve progression at work.

This course is carefully tailored to maximise your employability within bioscience and offers an unrivalled range of professional expertise and top class facilities. You will learn both practical and theoretical aspects of clinical chemistry, medical microbiology, cellular pathology and haematology. It will offer you the chance to study a core MSc alongside a specialisation within different areas of Biosciences.

Teaching will be based on lectures, seminars, workshops, independent web'based learning and laboratory'based learning in our state'of'the'art facilities. The broad field of learning also suits people who are simply interested in furthering their knowledge of the subject. The course can be worked around a full'time job and there are intermediate awards available – a PG Diploma and a PG Certificate.

Course Modules

Advanced Techniques in Bioscience (core)

Research Skills (core)

Research Project (core)

Biology of Disease and Clinical Diagnosis(core)

Clinical Microbiology and Immunology (optional)

Biotechnology and Genomics (optional)

Toxicology (optional)

Health and Disease of Physiological Systems (optional)

Cancer Biology and Therapeutics (optional)

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,880 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £12,850 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £1,480 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum 2.2 Honours in a relevant subject with a significant component of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology or Genetics or a related Biological Science.