Why study this course?
Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), this postgraduate master’s course is designed for biology, medicine, biomedical and life sciences graduates who are keen to develop their knowledge in this field. Studying in London, which is renowned for its medical institutions, presents you with ample opportunity for career development.
More about this course
On the Biomedical Science MSc, you’ll carry out studies on biomedical science, develop a high level of scientific knowledge and understanding of disease processes and enhance your intellectual development through research projects.
By learning these advanced scientific concepts and improving your understanding of disease processes, you’ll develop an informed and critical appreciation of recent scientific developments in relation to diagnostic laboratory pathology.
Where options are available, we will also help you gain additional specialist knowledge in areas such as ageing, epidemiology and medical genetics.
The research project and dissertation will present you with an opportunity to focus and enhance your intellectual development to a high standard, worthy of the IBMS accreditation.
The London Met team delivering the course have an exceptional research profile, particularly in oncology, molecular medicine, immunology and virology. Specialist guest lecturers will add their own enlightenment and passion to this fascinating subject.
Overall, the Biomedical Science MSc will provide you with an advanced study of biomedical science that will underpin your professional development and progression.
You’ll undertake a variety of assessment methods including case studies, literature evaluations, self diagnostic testing, debates, group work, presentations, coursework, essays and cumulative exams.
Data handling skills are assessed by, practical reports, problem solving exercises, information abstracting and reviewing exercises, poster presentations, exams and seminar presentations.
Practical skills are summatively assessed through the coursework assignments, including those in the final Research Project module.
This course is accredited by the IBMS, the leading professional body of biomedical scientists with over 20,000 members in over 30 countries.
Successfully passing the course will also make you eligible to sit the IBMS Higher Specialist Diploma, which in turn allows you to upgrade and become a Fellow of the IBMS, a level of membership reserved for those working at the highest level of their profession.
Where this course can take you
Graduates of this course have gone on to new roles and promotions including biomedical scientist and Oncologist at institutions such as Guy’s and St Thomas’ National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust and Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre.
Many of our graduates are also well placed to apply for a Research Degree.