This accredited Biomedical Science postgraduate degree will provide you with a biological understanding of human disease processes, the treatment principles of such diseases, and the underlying biological disciplines that enable their study and explanation.
You will benefit from our extensive links with BioCity Nottingham, the city’s groundbreaking healthcare and biosciences centre. One of the largest innovation and incubation centres of its kind in Europe.
You will study core modules with options to study a specialism from one of four: Cellular Pathology, Clinical Chemistry, Haematology and Transfusion Science, and Medical Microbiology. Not only will you be able to demonstrate your understanding of the biological basis of disease, its investigation and treatment, you will also demonstrate expertise in highly specialised and advanced research.
You will work with our highly regarded academics, who are active in a broad range of research areas, achieving 100% world-leading or internationally-excellent research impact. (REF 2014).
You may also be interested in MSc Biomedical Science by Flexible Learning – distance learning option.
Careers and employability
Successful completion of this course positions students for high-level employment in the biosciences sector, or further research at PhD level and beyond.
The Sandwich-route course offers you the opportunity to take a one-year placement or several smaller placements. If you start this course in September / October then you will complete your placement following your taught modules and research project. If you start in January you will complete one term of taught modules and your project then go on placement before returning to NTU for your final term of modules.
Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice
To qualify for the additional qualification of Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice (PGDIPP) you must submit a work placement portfolio which includes a placement diary, reflective report and updated CV, as well as deliver an oral presentation on your placement experience.
Help and support
We will work closely with you to help you strengthen your CV and interview techniques. During the placement year, an academic member of staff will visit at least twice to check on your progress and offer any advice.