Advanced Biomedical ScienceTeesside University Darlington
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Rank: 92 (UKEAS)
Location: Teesside University Darlington
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/20
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £13000
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Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Biomedical science is about deepening our understanding of the human body in health and disease, helping to develop treatments that can save and improve lives. Our MSc Advanced Biomedical Science provides the skills and knowledge to create wide-ranging opportunities for employment in fields such as hospital science, biomedical and pharmaceutical industries or public health laboratories within the NHS. The opportunity to develop your research skills, explore specialist areas, and complete an independent research project, provides preparation for careers in research or teaching or to pursue studies towards a PhD.The course aims to produce postgraduates who have the knowledge and skills to become professional biomedical scientists and operate at an advanced level. Core modules will develop knowledge of the biological aspects of disease processes while introducing cutting edge analytical skills.Our extensive links with NHS and private laboratories ensure course content is kept up to date and relevant to employers. You are introduced to some of the contemporary issues facing the industry. The course provides hands-on practical experience of both laboratory and bioinformatics techniques. You are trained in biotechnology research strategies and gain a sound understanding of the nature of business based on bioscience knowledge and research, their opportunities for innovation and regulatory requirement constraints, intellectual property and ethical issues.The majority of modules for this master's course are taught at the new National Horizons Centre at the University's Darlington campus. The National Horizons Centre is a new £22m research, teaching and training facility which addresses the growth needs of the bio-based industries set to transform the UK economy, including biologics, industrial biotechnology and bio-pharmaceuticals.This course is the ideal progression route for BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science graduates or other bioscience disciplines. It enhances your career prospects in the bioscience and biotechnology industries as well as preparing you for pursuing PhD positions.
Applicants should normally have a good honours degree (2.2 or above) from a UK university or a non-UK equivalent qualification in a subject related to life or physical sciences, for example biomedical science, human biology and biological science. If your first degree is not listed above, or you have non-standard qualifications and/or relevant experience, please contact us. Non-UK students must also meet the University's minimum English language requirements.
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About this university
There is a large and varied international student population at the university and plenty to help them adjust to their new surroundings. From the beginning of the application process, there is help on hand including country-specific information and assistance with immigration and visas. Once in Teesside, there is support and advice from various sources including the Students Union who operate a number of different groups that may be of interest. There is also support for different faiths within the university and culture groups. Plus there is help on hand with matters such as financial advice, getting a bank account and working between studies. The Student Union organises the out of class activities for the students at Teesside and there are around 40 clubs and 20 societies to pick from, under the heading of SU Activities. There are also charity work opportunities through the Raising and Giving and other volunteer programs. The union also runs SU Link, providing help and advice to members on subject both academic and non-academic as well as encouraging students to take an active role in running their union. The clubs and societies available do cover all possible options. These range from cultural groups such as Chinese or Indian to those based around a faith such as the Islamic society. There are interest and academic groups including historical, chemical engineering and occupation therapy as well as performing arts such as drama. Sports range from competitive team sports such as football and rugby to fitness and well-being groups. The teams also take part in the various BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges around the country while the fitness activities make use of the various facilities across the campus create specifically for the students.