This course is undergoing a review over the next year which may mean a change to the course title and units of study. The MBioMedSci is an integrated four-year undergraduate Masters course. It will enable you to gain a balanced understanding of the biological principles relating to the function of the human body and the characteristics and diagnosis of disease leading to possible therapeutic interventions. This course is particularly relevant to biomedical science practice and an ideal qualification if you are seeking a career in this area. The MBioMedSci route includes professional studies and you will spend a year focusing on a major independent research project of your chosen specialism. This will provide an extended programme of technical training and enhanced transferable skills. You will gain a solid grounding in the principles of biomedical science prior to studying more specialist and advanced topics. Typical areas of study include biomolecules, cells and microorganisms, systems physiology, biochemistry, medical microbiology, haematology and transfusion, histopathology and cytology, immunology and immune disorders, integrated pathology, advanced biological aspects of disease and research methods and ethics. Your studies will benefit from new laboratory facilities with state-of-the-art equipment and our links with local hospitals with whom we collaborate extensively. This course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science. Features and benefits of the course: - This course is professionally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science. - Our research in allied health professions was placed 12th in the UK for power according to the Times Higher 2014. - £565,000 was awarded from the Medical Research Council to investigate muscle weakness in older age. - This course has been designed in collaboration with local hospitals with whom we have extensive links. - We have new high spec teaching and research laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment including a ground-breaking point-of-care testing and clinical skills lab, blood biochemistry, biomechanics, motor control and exercise performance labs and a purpose-built facility for the advanced practical study of physiology. - Our £3m building for Biomedicine houses one of the few magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners to be found outside a hospital setting. - The School of Healthcare Science has over 30 years' experience in delivering high quality healthcare science programmes and in providing excellent teaching and student support as recognised by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.