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Medical Bioscience

Medical Bioscience involves the study of a range of biological science subjects that can be combined to develop a multidisciplinary approach to understanding human health and combatting a variety of diseases.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(MSc (Hons)) Medical Bioscience

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Degree Duration

15 months :

3 months pathway + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway + 1 year degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

The MSc Medical Bioscience programme at Bradford provides a platform for the study of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills associated with key subject areas, such as physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology and bioinformatics, alongside advanced training in key experimental methods required in future research aimed at improving human health.

A key feature of the programme is the opportunity to study a variety of specialist subjects in a combination that allows students to develop their own particular interests in a varied and selective way to develop an advanced level of knowledge and skills required in a broad range of employment organisations involved in research, education, regulatory approval, diagnostic services as well as the commercialisation of biomedical information.

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Important
  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Many students go on to study for PhDs either at Bradford or elsewhere. Some graduates take up positions as teaching assistants in Biomedical Sciences in their home countries.

Our research expertise covers a range of areas including microbiology, cancer research, skin sciences and cardiovascular disease research. You can find out more about two of our research areas below:Centre for Skin SciencesInstitute of Cancer Therapeutics

The University is committed to helping students develop and enhance employability and this is an integral part of many programmes. Specialist support is available throughout the course from Career and Employability Services including help to find part-time work while studying, placements, vacation work and graduate vacancies. Students are encouraged to access this support at an early stage and to use the extensive resources on the Careers website.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences