The MSci in Biomedical Science at Abertay University is the only professionally accredited programme of its kind in Scotland.
It’s designed to give you an extra edge in the competitive job market by enhancing the knowledge and skills that are part of our BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science programme.
The MSci goes beyond day-to-day competence in the laboratory - you’ll learn advanced, research-led theory and put this into practice through professional placements, research projects and laboratory work in our state-of-the-art facilities, all supported by our combination of academic experts and clinical professionals.
On completion of the MSci programme, you’ll be a well-rounded graduate with a strong track record of professional and personal development. You’ll have the option to pursue careers in a range of areas, including research and technical employment in public and private bioscience sector settings, employment in the NHS as Trainee Biomedical Scientists or further study.
You’ll graduate with a Masters level qualification and the prerequisites for Registered Scientist recognition by the Science Council.
Classed as an ‘integrated undergraduate Master of Science programme’, this year of study is eligible for SAAS funding (subject to individual student circumstances).
Graduates can go into careers such as forensic scientists, either as part of the civil service or the private sector, and related areas such as scenes of crime investigation or police officer. A number of our graduates have successfully obtained these highly competitive jobs.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score (Grade B2):
C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
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