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.
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.
The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
Advanced Immunology (core, 20 credits)
Biomedical Diagnostics (core, 20 credits)
Integrated Pathology (core, 20 credits)
Research Project (core, 60 credits)
Scientific Frameworks For Research (core, 20 credits)
Cancer Immunotherapy (option, 20 credits)
Clinical Biochemistry (option, 20 credits)
Ethical Issues in Biomedical Science (option, 20 credits)
Genetic and Genomic Informatics (option, 20 credits)
Haematology (option, 20 credits)
Medical Genetics and Genomics (option, 20 credits)
Transfusion Science (option, 20 credits)
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.