Biosciences

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Study one of our biosciences courses and you'll have the opportunity to take part in interesting work placements, stimulating investigations and exciting field trips as well as getting the theoretical grounding and plenty of hands-on experience you'll need to start your career.

Please note that some of our postgraduate course start dates have moved to January 2021. You can see a full list of January 2021 start dates on our website.

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Biosciences courses

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Doctor of Biomedical Science

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UWE Bristol is recognised as one of the world's leading centres for biomedical science research and education. This professional training programme is aimed at practicing healthcare or research professionals looking to further their skills and knowledge in this rapidly developing field.

This doctorate programme is an extension of our impressive Biomedical Science portfolio, which includes the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) - accredited BSc (Hons) and MSc programmes.

MSc Biomedical Science

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An intensive modular programme offering specialist routes in Medical Microbiology, Immunology, Cellular Pathology, Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology, and Medical Genetics.

The MSc Biomedical Science course is aimed at students who want to take their biomedical science skills and knowledge to a higher level. It's ideally suited to those with an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science or other degrees that have a significant amount of human biology or biomedical content, as well as medical, dental or veterinary degrees and some biotechnology degrees depending on what modules you studied at undergraduate level.

Masters in Research (MRes) Applied Sciences

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Join our world-class research community in applied sciences and develop specialist knowledge and research experience in your area of interest. Conduct research in your workplace or on innovative collaborations with our organisational partners.

Whether it's developing biosensors that provide real-time health feedback or helping test prototype dressings for wounds, UWE Bristol is pioneering exciting innovations in applied sciences.

Our Centre for Research in Biosciences (CRIB) is world-renowned for its research in biomedicine, bio-sensing technology, agri-food plant and environmental science. This is done in collaboration with universities, research institutes, healthcare organisations, knowledge transfer networks, industry and commercial organisations from all over the world.

MSc/PGDip Science Communication

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Based in our world-class Science Communication Unit and led by expert staff currently working in this constantly evolving field, this flexible programme is directly informed by current practice to combine theory and practice, and gives you excellent access to our strong industry links.

The Science Communication Unit at UWE Bristol is renowned for its innovative and diverse range of national and international activities designed to engage the public with science. Our MSc Science Communication course is an excellent opportunity to benefit from the Unit's expertise, resources and contacts.

MSc Health Technology

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MSc Health Technology caters to students from a broad range of disciplines, from healthcare and biomedical science to robotics and engineering. We are one of the first universities in the region to offer a degree of this kind.

This is a multi-disciplinary degree that bridges the gap between health and technology by blending both worlds. The course addresses an industry skills shortage for AI, cybersecurity and robotics in healthcare, providing the opportunity to enhance your employability, as well as your knowledge.

The degree offers flexibility to choose from a diverse range of research projects, tailored to your interests.

Biosciences and Environmental Science facilities

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