About Fees Study Entry Prospects How to apply Faculty of Health Sciences MSc in Biomedical Science Postgraduate - Taught MSc Open for admission in 2018/19 Start in September Full time MSc 1 year How to apply About the course Biomedical Science uses the basis of biological principles to enhance our understanding of human health and the treatment of disease, using a multidisciplinary approach. Knowledge of various disciplines allows the exploration of the normal physiology of the human body, leading to an appreciation of the processes of disease, aiding our advances in disease diagnosis and subsequent therapeutic intervention. Students undertaking this taught MSc programme will gain an understanding of the importance of research and experience advanced techniques, incorporating research design and data analysis. Facilities include a wide range of instrumentation and up-to-date equipment for proteomic and genomic analysis, coupled with the studies of cellular processes. The University has an international reputation for research focused on oncology, the cardiovascular system and metabolic diseases. The programme builds upon the research expertise within the School and long-established history of collaboration with clinical scientists within the NHS, in addition to the School’s strong relationship with the Institute of Biomedical Science. Our teaching staff Dr Barbara Guinn Dr Pedro Beltran-Alvarez Dr Graeme J Stasiuk Dr Isabel Pires Dr Justin Sturge Dr Laura Sadofsky Dr Leonid Nikitenko Dr Lynn Cawkwell Dr Matthew Hardman Professor John Greenman Dr Sandra Jones Come to an open day Grab a prospectus Where you'll study Click to view directions on Google Maps Hull Campus Get in touch Course Tutor Dr Sandra A Jones Admissions +44 (0)1482 466850 International Enquiries Fees and funding Home/EU: £7,275 A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,609 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page. International: £16,000 Graduate Studentship The University of Hull is pleased to offer graduates progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate taught study a studentship towards the cost of their tuition fees. Find out if you’re eligible by visiting the University of Hull Graduate Studentship page. International Scholarships and Bursaries For a list of all scholarships and bursaries for international students, please visit the International Scholarships and Bursaries page. We also offer an International Studentship Scheme Discount. UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries The University offers a range of scholarships to help you with your studies. For more information, please visit the UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries page. What you'll study This programme is taught by academic staff from the School, and invited speakers such as clinical staff from local hospitals. You will be allocated a personal tutor and have regular contact with experienced researchers working in the biomedical field. Students will gain from the MSc Biomedical Science programme of study an in-depth understanding of the generic, biological, physiological, and cellular processes with reference to the interconnectedness between health and disease, and discussion of the possible treatments available. You will gain an understanding of the ethical and moral consequences of research in this subject area, and make use of the principles of scientific inquiry in the context of evidence-based practice. Your new knowledge will be acquired through taught lectures and your research, practical real-world problem solving and practical experience that will allow you to interpret and critically evaluate data within the context of biomedical science. You will also undertake a substantive research project on your chosen aspect of biomedical science. Core modules Cellular and Molecular Biology of Cancer Optical Imaging and Drug Delivery Research Skills in Biomedical Sciences Diseases in Biomedicine Infection and Immunity Current Topics in Biomedical Science Related courses MSc in Biomedical Engineering MSc in Cancer Imaging MSc in Translational Oncology Biological, Biomedical and Environmental Sciences research degrees Hull is home to some of the UK's finest facilities including a £10m centre for cancer and metabolic research. Find out more Programmes designed in collaboration with NHS professionals to guarantee real-world relevance. Accredited degrees approved as meeting industry standards by expert academics and professionals. Excellent links with local biotechnology companies, research units and hospitals. Entry requirements At least a 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in Biomedical Science. Applicants with non-standard qualifications may apply, as appropriate experience will be taken into account. International students If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses. Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements. Future prospects This MSc will enhance your scientific theoretical and practical abilities, thus providing you with skills at the forefront of medical science research. The course will aid your preparation for future employment or your advancement to PhD level studies. Employers of biomedical sciences postgraduates include the NHS, Medical Research Council, Government-funded and private pathology laboratories.