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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

OVERVIEW

Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), the MSc Advanced Biomedical Science gives you the skills and knowledge to build a career as an NHS biomedical scientist or within bioscience research.

The course aims to give you a balance of theory, practical skills and application of a range of techniques relevant to the biomedical sciences such as medical genetics, immunobiology, and disease pathology. Emphasis is placed on the application of quality and management processes in the improvement of healthcare provision by biomedical laboratories.

Work-based learning modules are available to part-time students completing the IBMS specialist portfolio as an alternative to the discipline-specific modules.

The MSc is a good qualification for careers in bioscience research, or for those wishing to progress to further study (PhD). However, it is primarily aimed at those wishing to work or already working as biomedical scientists in the NHS, where an accredited MSc is integral to career progression.

Professional Approval and Accreditation

Our course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).

Placement Opportunities

Work-based learning modules are available if you are a part-time student completing the IBMS specialist portfolio as an alternative to the discipline-specific modules.

Career Prospects

Graduates can enter a wide range of vocations including:

  • NHS Biomedical Scientist
  • Research Scientist in academia or industry
  • Biotechnologist
  • Science Writer

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 100 36

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 62%

    32nd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    79th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    29th

    15

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