What will I learn?

This course will enhance your knowledge of the major fields within biomedical sciences through self-driven independent laboratory work in our specialist lab facilities. If your first degree is in a biomedical sciences or a related subject, or you have significant experience of working in a laboratory setting within the field, this course will prepare you to take the next step in your career. The expertise you develop will inform and underpin your research activities, ensuring you will be well placed to delve deeper into your area of interest through specialist laboratory-based roles or PhD study.

This course will open up skilled laboratory-based roles, such as research scientist or biomedical scientist, and you will be in a strong position should you want to apply to the NHS Scientist Training Programme. Alternatively, you could use your expertise as a science writer and researcher to write and edit scientific news, articles and features. You will also be thoroughly prepared for doctoral-level study. Opportunities will include: Researcher; PhD student; Clinical microbiologist and Research technician.

Which department am I in?

School of Clinical and Applied Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,000.00 (US$ 16,962) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020


City Campus

Calverley Street,



LS1 3HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have Bachelor degree with GPA of 2.5 or above. IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification.

For international students

Applicants should have an IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification.

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About this uni

Graduates from Leeds Beckett University are sought after by industry and organisations like Disney, Samsung, Apple, Nike and BMW.

  • Awarded Silver Status in the Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Five-star QS ratings for employability and facilities
  • 94% of all graduates in work/study 6 months after graduating
  • Based in Leeds, Britain’s best city for quality of life