London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

Accredited by the Institute for Biomedical Science (IBMS), this postgraduate master's course is designed for biology, medicine, biomedical and life sciences graduates who are keen to develop their knowledge in this field. Studying in London, which is renowned for its medical institutions, presents you with ample opportunity for career development.

On the Biomedical Science MSc, you?ll carry out studies on biomedical science, develop a high level of scientific knowledge and understanding of disease processes and enhance your intellectual development through research projects. By learning this high-level of scientific knowledge and improving your understanding of disease processes, you?ll develop an informed and critical appreciation of recent scientific developments in relation to diagnostic laboratory pathology. Where options are available, we will also help you gain additional specialist knowledge in areas such as ageing, epidemiology and medical genetics.

You?ll undertake a variety of assessment methods including case studies, literature evaluations, self diagnostic testing, debates, group work, presentations, coursework, essays and cumulative exams. Data handling skills are assessed by, practical reports, problem solving exercises, information abstracting and reviewing exercises, poster presentations, exams and seminar presentations.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,600 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,600 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £12,890 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students will be required to have a 2:2 UK undergraduate degree in biomedical science, although applications are welcome from other related subjects and will be considered on an individual basis.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have: overall academic IELTS score of 6.0 including Listening: 5.5, Reading: 5.5, Writing: 5.5, Speaking: 5.5; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic Component scores required: Listening: 51; Reading: 51; Writing: 51; Speaking: 51; Cambridge English - Certificate of Proficiency overall grade required: C. A certifying statement of results is also required.