Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course provides an in'depth understanding of disease processes. It links academic knowledge to the practical applications of biomedical science, particularly in relation to modern diagnostic methods. You can choose to study one of two pathways – haematology or medical microbiology. Taught by researchers and expert practitioners, the course content is kept up to date through extensive links with leading healthcare and research laboratories such as GlaxoSmithKline, the Institute of Cancer Research and local hospitals.

Course Modules

Core modules: Research techniques and scientific communication; immunology and the biology of disease; research project. Haematology modules: Anaemia, haemostasis and blood transfusion; haematological malignancy. Medical microbiology modules: Taxonomy of microorganisms and diagnosis of infectious disease; microbial pathogenesis and control of infectious disease.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £6,400 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,300 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £3,520 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £7,315 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Good honours degree or equivalent in a biologically-related discipline or professional experience. Applicants with professional experience may be eligible. IELTS of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.