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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Llandaff Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course is Professionally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), this course aims to provide a high quality and professionally relevant postgraduate programme, with emphasis on both the theoretical knowledge and the practice of Biomedical Science. This course will award on graduating will name your chosen specialism within the title of the postgraduate qualification that you will obtain, as follows: MSc Biomedical Science (Medical Biochemistry), MSc Biomedical Science (Medical Microbiology), MSc Biomedical Science (Immunohaematology) and MSc Biomedical Science (Cellular & Molecular Pathology) and MSc Biomedical Science (Medical Genetics & Genomics).

Throughout your studies, your personal and professional understanding of Biomedical Science will be enhanced through an academically coherent programme of directed and self-directed learning. This will empower you to engage in and critically evaluate relevant contemporary biomedical themes, and to engage in research at postgraduate level, through the analysis and application of practical laboratory based activities.

The course will prepare you for the next stage of your career, whether pursuing further research, or professional study, or entering employment in the field of Biomedical Science. The course will also enhance the career prospects of those aspiring to middle and senior management positions within the NHS Pathology Service and the commercial sector. Students are admitted to the Master's scheme but subsequently are unable or not permitted to progress, you may, depending upon the number of credits attained at the time of exit, qualify for one of the following awards: Postgraduate Certificate (PgC): No fewer than 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PgD): No fewer than 120 credits and Master of Science (MSc): No fewer than 180 credits.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

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University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    87th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Western Avenue, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, Wales

1,200 international students attend Cardiff Met, coming from more than 143 countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    122 54%

    58th

    32
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    69th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    66th

    6

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