This programme is taught by academic staff from the School, and invited speakers such as clinical staff from local hospitals. You will be allocated a personal tutor and have regular contact with experienced researchers working in the biomedical field.
The modules taken by all students during taught semesters are:
- Current Topics in Biomedical Science
- Research Skills in Biomedical Sciences
- Diseases in Biomedicine
- Infection and Immunity
- Ethics in Biomedicine/Clinical Statistics
- Cellular and Molecular Biology of Cancer
You will also undertake a substantive research project on your chosen aspect of biomedical science.
From the MSc Biomedical Science programme of study students will gain an in-depth understanding of the generic, biological, physiological, and cellular processes with reference to the interconnectedness between health and disease. You will gain an understanding of the ethical and moral consequences of research in this subject area, and make use of the principles of scientific inquiry in the context of evidence-based practice. Your new knowledge will be acquired through research, practical real-world problem solving and practical experience that will allow you to interpret and critically evaluate data within the context of biomedical science.
* All modules are subject to availability.