Biomedical Science (Medical Microbiology) MSc

Course Introduction

This Biomedical Science MSc will prepare you for the next stage of your career, whether you enter employment or pursue further research in the fields of biomedical science or medical microbiology. Study in a purpose-built laboratory and develop a systematic understanding and a critical awareness of current problems and new insights.

* Hands-on training in our purpose-built laboratory

* Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS)

* Ideal if you aspire to a career in biomedical science, including middle or senior management within the NHS Pathology Service and commercial sector or biomedical science research

* Full-time students have the opportunity to attend regular clinical journal club at Barts Health NHS Trust and research meetings within the Centre of Immunobiology

Facilities

* At Queen Mary you will have access to a number of advanced facilities, some of which are designated exclusively to postgraduate students. These include:

* the Blizard Building, which has state of-the-art facilities for students and staff including open-plan research laboratories, office space, a 400-seater lecture theatre and a café, and several seminar rooms

* a Learning Resources Centre, open around the clock, with 200 networked PCs solely for the use of postgraduate students

* medical libraries located at the Royal London and St Bart's hospitals and at the Queen Mary Mile End campus

* access to the Postgraduate Reading Room

* research access to the British Library, Senate House Library and Copac

* Apocrita ? Queen Mary?s state-of-the-art High Performance Computing facility

* Think Pod ? an interactive collaboration space with presentation, recording and video conferencing facilities

Career paths

Students of this course have gone on to:

* graduate entry medical degrees

* work as Biomedical Scientists

* undertake PhD study

Start Date

EXPECTED SEP-2019. EXPECTED SEP-2019.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £12,950 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £22,750 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £12,950 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £6,500 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £11,400 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £6,500 European Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Biomedical Science; Alternative qualifications and relevant work based experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Biomedical Science; Alternative qualifications and relevant work based experience will be considered on an individual basis. IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall including 6.5 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.TOEFL: 100 overall including 24 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.
  • IELTS score: 7