Course Comparison

Course MSc Biomedical Science MSc Biomedical Science
Award Master of Science - MSc Master of Science - MSc
Duration 2 years 1 year
Course type Part-time Full-time
Placement - -
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences
Entry requirements

You should have either:

  • A good honours degree (at least 2:2), or equivalent UK university or institute of higher education qualification in a relevant subject with a significant biomedical, biological or biochemical content related to the specialist subject(s) to be studied.

  • If you have overseas qualifications you can check how they compare with the UK equivalent through UK NARIC, who provide an advisory service.

Or:

  • Other qualifications and experience that the programme manager deems equivalent in subject content and level of attainment to any of the above.

English language:

  • If you did not complete your secondary or tertiary education in English you will need the equivalent of an IELTS score of 7 or equivalent.

You should have either:
  • A minimum of a lower-second class honours degree in biomedical sciences or related subject with a genetics content. Applicants with a lower second-class honours degree will undertake an interview as part of the application process.
If you have overseas qualifications you can check how they compare with the UK equivalent through UK NARIC, who provide an advisory service.
  • Or other qualifications and experience that the programme manager deems equivalent in subject content and level of attainment to any of the above.

English language:

  • If you did not complete your secondary or tertiary education in English you will need an overall IELTS score of 7 with a minimum of 6.5 in each element
  • Courses to help develop your academic English language skills are provided by the English Language Centre.

Please note that the deadline for those wishing to apply for this programme as an intercalating masters student, is 31 March during the year of entry.