Postgraduate MSc

Biomedical Science

Biomedical Science

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    1 Year
  • Start date

    20 Sep 2021

Enhance your knowledge of the major fields within biomedical sciences through self-driven independent laboratory work in our specialist lab facilities.

If your first degree is in biomedical sciences or a related subject, or you have significant experience of working in a laboratory setting within the field, this course will prepare you to take the next step in your career. The expertise you develop will inform and underpin your research activities, ensuring you will be well placed to delve deeper into your area of interest through specialist laboratory-based roles or PhD study.

You will be supported in your development through taught sessions and the guidance of your research supervisor. You will learn through a range of activities, including tutor-led lab sessions, independent research and group assignments that will require you to work effectively as part of a team to meet your deadline. The topics you will study will be wide-ranging, from immunology and haematology to medical genetics and physiology.

Our academic staff are experts in a broad range of subjects, including nanoparticles, bacterial genetics and membrane science, meaning you will have plenty of options when it comes to selecting your research project.

The modern facilities available within our Biomedical Sciences Laboratory allow you to investigate subjects that excite you. The space is purpose-built and contains a range of the latest scientific testing equipment, walk-in cold and warm rooms and state-of-the-art IT and AV facilities.

Our seminar series will give you access to visiting professionals, who will share their experience of working in industry and research. Not only will these guest lecturers give you insights into the very latest practices, you will also be able to nurture your professional networks.

You will be encouraged to cultivate your wider skill set beyond the laboratory, with the Personal & Professional Development module dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals.

Why study Biomedical Sciences at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Professionally accredited course
  2. Specialist facilities
  3. Research-led teaching
  4. Access to guest speakers and visiting professionals

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