Middlesex University
Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry) MSc
Middlesex University

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This course has a strong practical element, with an emphasis on developing the skills needed in a laboratory and gaining hands-on experience of diagnostic techniques. You will be able to study and learn within the University's specialist laboratories which include a modern, well-equipped cell culture facility and fully-equipped proteomics facilities as well as a molecular biology lab for techniques such as DNA sequencing, real-time PCR, electrophoresis and HPLC. You'll also learn to use cutting-edge equipment such as MALDI-TOF mass spectrometers and flow cytometers.

The Biomedical Science courses at Middlesex have a burgeoning international reputation and the University's strong links with London hospitals, NHS laboratories and other universities and industrial partners ensures that you will be studying the latest developments, practices and research. Our Centre for Investigative and Diagnostic Oncology has pioneered techniques for cancer diagnosis and treatment, including our breakthrough in the development of a vaccine for bladder cancer.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 52 graduates of Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry) MSc at Middlesex University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Biomedical Sciences.

Overall student satisfaction
81 /100
52 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry) MSc at Middlesex University

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry) MSc at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21000 £20000 £24000
25-75 percentile range £17500 - £27000 £14000 - £25500 £17500 - £31500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Biomedical Sciences

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23028 £22369 £27253
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £26972 £17406 - £27318 £20728 - £33846

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry) MSc at Middlesex University

20% Sports and fitness occupations
15% Therapy professionals
10% Teaching Professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Caring personal services
5% Process, plant and machine operatives
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Finance Professionals
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution



Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 With at least 6.0 in each component
TOEFL (iBT) 87 With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading
PTE Academic 58 With at least 51 in all components
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2:2 (hons degree) or equivalent qualification

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

Middlesex University is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.

Costs

Tuition Fees Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry) MSc

EU £57
England UK £57
Northern Ireland £57
Scotland £57
Wales £57
Channel Islands £57
International £84

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of Middlesex University in top UK and global rankings.

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About Middlesex University

Established in 1973, Middlesex University is located on the outskirts of London, roughly 40 minutes away by Underground. The university is well-known for attracting large numbers of international students every year, allowing for a diverse experience for everyone involved. In terms of on-campus activities, Middlesex U applicants can look forward to an award-winning Student Union that goes the extra mile when it comes to organising events around campus and bringing people together.

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Where is this programme taught

Hendon Campus
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