MSc Biomedical Science

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Develop your scientific skills and explore specialisms wherever you are with our Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) accredited Masters. As a working biomedical scientist, this postgraduate degree will take you on the next step towards Chartered Scientist status.

As well as being accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, our part-time MSc Biomedical Science degree is guided by an employers’ panel that includes the NHS.

Offered by distance learning and designed to fit in with your working life, this course is a great asset to your professional development.

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 new career path in a different specialism or an area such as management.

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Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • learn from expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • receive full support from our Employability Service, while you're studying with us and after you graduate
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, health and wellbeing, and more.

Institute of Biomedical Science

Our MSc Biomedical Science degree is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and can help you take a step towards Chartered Scientist status.


Our MSc Biomedical Science at ARU will enhance your career prospects and provide a major step towards Chartered Scientist status.

You’ll be able to personalise your studies to reflect your career goals as a biomedical scientist.

Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with a research programme at ARU, such as our MPhil/PhD Biomedical Science. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

While you’re studying here and after you graduate, you can access support through our dedicated Employability Service.

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Distance learning courses are a great way to study for a full degree around your existing commitments, while learning more about a subject or developing your professional knowledge.