Biomedical Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #301 (WUR) ,
This Biomedical Science, Anglia Ruskin University distance learning course designed for people who are working as biomedical scientists, either as part of a health service or in industry. People take the course for various reasons, but mainly for career advancement and/or continuing professional development.

About

This Biomedical Science, Anglia Ruskin University distance learning course designed for people who are working as biomedical scientists, either as part of a health service or in industry. People take the course for various reasons, but mainly for career advancement and/or continuing professional development.

Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and guided by an employers’ panel (including the NHS), this course is a great asset to your professional development, whether you’re working in healthcare or industry.
You’ll have the opportunity to tailor your studies by choosing a specialist pathology area. Through this you can either enhance your knowledge and understanding of your current field, or open up a career path into a new area such as management.
Our tutors will teach you through our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), where you can download study materials, organise your studies and access online classrooms and study groups.

Accreditation

Anglia Ruskin University was awarded university status in 1992. Today, with a student population of 31,000, we are one of the largest universities in the East of England, and a large provider of part-time education.

Our students are on courses leading to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as to a range of professional qualifications. In addition to being one of the most significant suppliers of nurses and teachers to the professions, we offer an ever expanding range of contemporary courses designed to meet the needs of the individual and the requirements of a knowledge-based economy.

Our main campuses at Cambridge and Chelmsford attract students not only from the East of England but in increasing numbers from mainland Europe and from further afield. In addition, our University has an extensive network of contacts with institutions throughout the world, delivering courses in countries as far removed as Malaysia and Trinidad.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • An Introduction to Management

  • General Pathology

  • Moving towards Mastery

  • Research Methods in Biomedical Science

  • Dissertation

Optional modules

  • Clinical Chemistry

  • Cellular Haematology

  • Medical Microbiology

Assessment

We’ll assess your progress using the portfolios you’ll create for each taught module, as well as your final year dissertation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree or equivalent, in Biomedical Science, FIBMS or Primary, HNC with bridging course, or HNC plus laboratory experience. Applicants must be employed in an appropriate laboratory as Biomedical scientists. Each applicant is considered on an individual basis. All applicants are advised to contact Jocelyn Pryce (jocelyn.pryce@anglia.ac.uk) prior to application. Two references must be supplied.

  • If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

  • The International Merit Scholarship
  • International Alumni Scholarship
  • Transfer Scholarship
  • GREAT Scholarship
  • Sports scholarships
  • The British Chevening Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarship
  • Additional scholarships information
  • British Council
  • Postgrad. Solutions
  • Publishing Bursaries

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