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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Crucial for clinical diagnosis of diseases and appropriate treatment of patients, Biomedical Science is vital to the operation of the NHS and related health industries.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology for the purpose of meeting, in part, the academic and experience requirement for the Membership and Chartered Biologist (CBiol).
  • Research training for students intending to proceed to a career in biomedical sciences, either directly as a [Top 20 in the UK for Biological Sciences] Biomedical Scientist or through a PhD.
  • Similar to the MRes Biomedical Sciences, but with more teaching in the first part of the programme, and one research project.
  • Experience learning a wide range of modern molecular biology techniques required to pursue a research career in biomedical science.
  • Gain valuable practical research experience by using the skills and techniques acquired during the programme to complete an in depth research project.
  • An ideal introduction for overseas students who may wish to proceed to PhD studies in the UK, Europe or the USA.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Equipped with knowledge, understanding and practical skills, progress your career as a Biomedical Scientist or as a basis to pursue a PhD within the life sciences or medical sciences.

Previous students have gained employment within:

  • PhD positions
  • Contract Research Organisations
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Research Development Management
  • Medical Writing
  • Pharmaceutical and Biotechnical Industries.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,000per year

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

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 73 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    208 94%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    36th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    22nd

    8

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