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The MSc is aimed at biomedical and life science graduates, and is designed to extend and integrate the student's knowledge base and reinforce and develop an informed and critical comprehension of topical aspects of biomedical science. The course allows the opportunity to study in specialist disciplines within the field of Biomedical Science including Microbiology, Haematology, Transfusion Science, CytologyHistology and Clinical Chemistry. Course Content: This course affords the opportunity to specialise in one of the following aspects: ? Microbiology ? Haematology ? CytologyHistology ? Clinical Chemistry Students will also undertake an extensive research project and literature in their chosen specialism. In addition, there are core units including: ? Molecular Medicine ? Inherited Human Disease ? Integrated Pathology ? Research Methods Units covering Transfusion Science and Nutrition and Health in biomedical science are also on offer as options. Career Progression: The MSc Biomedical Science should enhance the career opportunities - in terms of flexibility and progression within the profession - of individuals currently in full time employment and who have taken the course part time. The acquisition of the MSc by full time route students will also increase their flexibility, enabling them to apply for positions in a range of Biomedical ScienceLife Science careers in both the public (eg in NHS laboratories) and private (eg drug firms) sectors as well as research positions. The course has recently been re-accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). Information Days: The University runs a series of Postgraduate Information Days throughout the year. For details and to book a place, please click on the Open Days tab above.

The MSc is aimed at biomedical and life science graduates, and is designed to extend and integrate the student's knowledge base and reinforce and develop an informed and critical comprehension of topical aspects of biomedical science. The course allows the opportunity to study in specialist disciplines within the field of Biomedical Science including Microbiology, Haematology, Transfusion...

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