London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course?**

Our Blood Science MSc course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), and will allow you to develop extensive knowledge in the emerging area of blood science. We will help you develop your high'level reasoning skills and contribute to your lifelong learning and continuous professional development (CPD). Through the skills and knowledge gained, you will be well'equipped to become a professional practitioner in this field.

In the most recent (2015'16) Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.

**More about this course**

The Blood Science MSc course at London Metropolitan University is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to practice biomedical science at the highest level in the emerging multidisciplinary area of blood science.

This increasingly popular field within pathology is a merger of three previously separate fields: clinical biochemistry, medical immunology and clinical haematology.

This course is ideal for your career advancement or CPD. For example, you may currently be working in a biomedical science environment, in either the health service or other related industry, and wish to progress further in your career.

You can study either part'time or full'time starting in the autumn or sping, allowing you to fit your studies around your working life. You'll be supported by our Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) Weblearn and Collaborate, which are accessible from home at all times.

All modules are taught by experts in their field with research interests and qualifications in relevant topics at a PhD level. You will learn in lectures, tutorials, seminars and practical workshops.

The completion of an IBMS'accredited course such as this Blood Science MSc is an essential prerequisite to attain the Chartered Scientist (CSci) professional qualification.

Course Modules

Modules include:

Bioethics

Clinical Biochemistry

Haematology

Transfusion Science

Advanced Immunology

A Research and Grant Proposal

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Distance Learning
MSc £630 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • You will be required to have:
  • a first or second class honours first degree (or equivalent) in biomedical or life sciences subjects (that included appropriate biomedical content), although other subjects may be considered
  • Lower grades, or non-degree qualifications supplemented by substantial work experience, may be considered at interview.
  • All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.