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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The COVID-19 pandemic has refocused attention on society's health. With increased life expectancy predicted to fuel age-related increases in heart disease, dementia, stroke, pulmonary disorders, and cancer, the pandemic has brought a greater urgency to understand how we can better manage these conditions.

Available with full and part-time study routes, the highly-relevant Biomedical Science postgraduate course at Salford is designed to guide science graduates and industry professional as they explore the underlying causes of these diseases and expand their knowledge about current and novel diagnostics and treatments of disorders.

Led by academics with track records in world-leading research, a key course focus is on personalised medicine, targeted therapies and medicine, and the move away from a ‘one size fits all’ treatment and care of patients with a particular conditions.

You will:

  • Learn the key topics in biomedical science from international experts
  • Learn the latest research based on cutting edge experimental techniques and direct engagement with biomedical communities
  • Develop a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary expertise in specialist subject areas, integrated with applied clinical laboratory skills

Employment

This programme prepares you for career development in research, academia and related employment fields. With growing interest in biomedical science fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is anticipated that new research and work opportunties will arise.

Many of our biomedical science graduates secure roles working as research assistants and technicians in clinical and research laboratories and at pharmaceutical and biotechnology organisations. Others have been accepted into medical school. We also find that many want share their passion for science with others, working as lecturers and teachers in universities and schools.

CAREER LINKS

Salford is well-positioned to provide you with access to career networks and research opportunities. Locally, the North West is the fastest-growing employment region outside of London in science and biomedical science-based vacancies.

The University is driven by industry collaboration, and we ensure that your learning is enriched by our partners and networks. Guest speakers provide a valuable contribution to the course and bring a real-world perspective. We also work with a wide range of hospitals, charities, and companies that provide student briefs.

The School has a regular Postgraduate Research Seminar Series in which experts from outside the University share their knowledge and latest research findings.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,030per 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 Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    89th out of 103 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    114 50%

    72nd

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    90th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    39th

    16

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