University of Chester
Key Course Facts
The MSc in Haematology is designed to enable you to develop an up-to-date, advanced understanding of the disorders of blood and blood forming tissues. Using critical analytical skills, you will evaluate new developments in research into the blood sciences.
Why study this course with us?
You will receive training in the skills required in the reading and interpretation of the literature and translating that into evidence-based practice. We aim to develop your research and writing skills so that you will be in a position to contribute to the scientific literature in an effective manner.
The course culminates in the Research Dissertation, which will be assessed through your production of two articles in the style of published scientific work. Our aim will be to develop these to publication with you if suitable.
Aspects of the course are mapped to academic content of The Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board Speciality Training Curriculum for Haematology.
If biomedical or clinical research is your interest, on successful completion of the MSc you may wish to continue with your education by studying for a PhD. Alternatively you could study for medicine, physician associate studies or a PGCE.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
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Applicants must hold an appropriate first degree with a minimum of 2:2 honours (e.g. in Medicine, Biomedical Science, Dietetics, Human Biology) or hold appropriate professional qualifications and be able to demonstrate suitable background knowledge and skills. International: Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. To help you to interpret these equivalents, please click on your country of residence to see the corresponding entry qualifications, along with information about your local representatives, events, information and contacts. We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit. We may also take into account appropriate work experience.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|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|
|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.
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About University of Chester
The University of Chester, as the name suggests, is a university located in Chester. The university is formally affiliated with the Christian faith, but they make it clear in their mission statement that students of all faiths or no faith at all are welcome at their university. Chester operates from a total of six campuses, five of which are in Chester, the other in Warrington, with the main campus building being known as Parkgate Road Campus.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Biomedical Science (Haematology and Transfusion Science) MSc||Middlesex University||-||-||-||£57||£84||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Blood Science MSc||London Metropolitan University||-||-||-||£1035||£1805||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Perfusion Science MSc||University of Bristol||-||-||-||£4700||£11400||-||Bristol||On campus Part-time|
|Blood Component Transfusion PgCert||Swansea University||-||-||-||£2850||-||-||Swansea||On campus Part-time|
|Haematology MSc||University of Chester||-||-||-||-||-||-||Chester||On campus Part-time|
|Biomedical Sciences (Haematology) MSc||University of Westminster||-||-||-||-||-||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Applied Transfusion and Transplantation Science MSc||University of the West of England||-||-||-||-||-||-||Bristol||On campus Part-time|
|Haematology and Transfusion Science MSc||Manchester Metropolitan University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Manchester||On campus Full-time|