ID offerCMUM6
UniversityCardiff Metropolitan University
EU Subject SubCode13.4
Title of the course/domaine/keywordMSc Biomedical Science
Explanatory textThe MSc was judged excellent in the Higher Education Funding Council of Wales learning and teaching assessments the highest rating the Funding Council can award. The course aims to provide a high quality and professionally relevant postgraduate programme focussing on the relationship of theoretical knowledge to the practice of Biomedical Sciences. The course aims to utilise and extend your existing skills and knowledge which reflects the contemporary state of your scientific discipline. Your personal and professional understanding of Biomedical Sciences will be enhanced through an academically coherent programme of direct self directed learning which is arranged in a modular framework. Emphasis will be placed on the development of analytical and critical skills and on problem identification and analysis within a Biomedical Sciences context. You will be taught by a team of experienced academics and professionally qualified staff. A number of the teaching team are also registered Biomedical Scientists. The modular framework is based on the nine module structure. The degree of Master of Science may be awarded to a student who successfully completes all six specified taught modules plus a research dissertation. The taught element of the Masters course consists of four Core modules and two option modules. Appropriate choice of the two optional modules will enable you to graduate with specialist Masters degree in Biomedical Sciences e.g. MSc in Biomedical Sciences Medical Biochemistry. Core modules include Molecular Biology. Immunology. Biotechnology half module. Contemporary Diagnostic Systems half module. Research Methods in Biomedical Sciences. Option modules include Medical Biochemistry and Advanced Topics in Medical Biochemistry. Immunohaematology and Advanced Topics in Immunohaematology. Medical Microbiology and Advanced Topics in Medical Microbiology and Infection. Cellular Pathology and Advanced Topics in Cellular Pathology. Analytical Techniques and Bio molecular Techniques. Please note there is no guarantee that all modules will be offered every year. Provision is subject to student numbers and viability. An additional three modules are required for the research dissertation.
Max number of scholarships
Maximum Duration (months)12
Earliest start dateSeptember 17, 2013
Latest end dateSeptember 17, 2014
Contact NameAnna Dukes
Possibility to learn the national languageNO
Language RequirementsIELTS 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent
Academic RequirementsApplicants should normally have one of the following A first or second class honours degree which has a significant content of biological science At least a 60% pass in the Primary Part I examination for Fellowship of the Institute of Biomedical Science Substantial relevant experience
Additional informationDegree Seeking Masters. Possibility to learn national language is non applicable as course taught in English and scholars are required to have prior knowledge of the language. Please see Language Requirements for more details.