University of Essex

Department of Biological Sciences

MSc Biomedical Science


Wivenhoe Park

Wivenhoe Park

Colchester, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc Biomedical Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our professional development courses are only available if you are an HPC-registered healthcare science professionals (ie working for the NHS). Our MSc Biomedical Science, with our major specialties of Cellular Pathology, Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology with Hospital Transfusion Practice and Medical Microbiology, plays an important role in diagnosing and monitoring of health and disease. Our suite of courses are aimed at practising NHS biomedical scientists who wish to enhance their careers and improve the quality of service of their workplace. We enable NHS biomedical scientists to plan, carry out, and facilitate research and development within the NHS pathology laboratory. You learn to evaluate advantages, limitations and clinical applications of a range of advanced BMS techniques, and develop specialist skills in relevant aspects of laboratory management. You also evaluate the broader social, economic and ethical implications of selected issues in the various disciplines of biomedical science and health care provision. Our courses share some core modules to underline our multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing patients, while course-specific modules focus on increasing your specialist knowledge of the specific disciplines in health and disease and critically evaluating methods and techniques applied in this specialty.


Postgraduate study qualification from the University of Essex.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City

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