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Ulster University's School of Biomedical Sciences has a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching and research (UK top 5 for Biomedical Science research; REF 2014).  Students are educated in the critical application of science and trained for healthcare, scientific and technical professions.

We offer a wide spectrum of courses, with some available full-time or part-time and also by distance learning.

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Student life - Coleraine
Student life - Magee

Full-time Study

Training in biotechnology research with a strong emphasis on development of advanced practical skills and research methods.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Coleraine campus

Intensive 20 month course with integral practice placements providing pre-registration training in dietetics for science graduates.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Coleraine campus

The programme provides postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Understanding key aspects of the science of food and nutrition in the context of regulatory affairs, policy and legislation.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Intensive 12 month taught master's course in Human Nutrition for science graduates which is accredited by the Association for Nutrition.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Coleraine campus

Part-time Study

This short course develops essential skills, knowledge & understanding of biomedical informatics in relation to basic & applied research and practice.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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MSc Biomedical Science part-time by distance learning.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Education and professional training in the biomedical sciences.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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This course covers all the most recent advances in laser refractive and refractive cataract surgery, from pre-assessment to complex case management

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

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This course covers all the most recent advances in laser refractive and refractive cataract surgery, from pre-assessment to complex case management

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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This course details the regulatory and clinical guidance which is required to ensure the use of clinical tests are evidence-based.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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This course details the regulatory and clinical guidance which is required to ensure the use of clinical tests are evidence-based.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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This course integrates knowledge of the clinical trials process with patient recruitment.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

This course integrates knowledge of the clinical trials process with patient recruitment.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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This course provides an understanding of the importance of clinical and research ethics and governance, including regulatory processes involved.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

This course provides an understanding of the importance of clinical and research ethics and governance, including regulatory processes involved.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

The programme provides fully online postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Understanding key aspects of the science of food and nutrition in the context of regulatory affairs policy and legislation.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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This short course provides an understanding of the complex provision of economically viable therapeutics in healthcare.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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This short course provides an understanding of the complex provision of economically viable therapeutics in healthcare.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Intensive master's course in Human Nutrition for science graduates which is accredited by the Association for Nutrition.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Coleraine campus

To introduce and describe the concepts and the methods of in silico based manipulation and analysis of genome, proteome and metabolome.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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To introduce and describe the concepts and the methods of in silico based manipulation and analysis of genome, proteome and metabolome.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Develop students understanding of principles of personalised medicine & encourage them to consider the fundamental aspects & issues within this field.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

Develop students understanding of principles of personalised medicine & encourage them to consider the fundamental aspects & issues within this field.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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To provide students with the skills and understanding sufficient to be able to design, implement & critique mathematical analysis of biomedical data.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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To provide students with the skills and understanding sufficient to be able to design, implement & critique mathematical analysis of biomedical data.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Postgraduate Certificate in The Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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The programme provides postgraduate training in Veterinary Public Health.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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The programme provides postgraduate training in Food Regulatory Affairs with Veterinary Public Health specialism.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Elearning opportunities

Fully online, distance learning, flexible part-time BSc (Hons) Applied Medical Sciences in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

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Fully online, distance learning, flexible part-time BSc (Hons) Applied Medical Sciences in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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This short course develops essential skills, knowledge & understanding of biomedical informatics in relation to basic & applied research and practice.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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MSc Biomedical Science part-time by distance learning.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Education and professional training in the biomedical sciences.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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IBMS accredited BSc Honours articulation pathway for biomedical science sub-degree graduates.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

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IBMS accredited BSc Honours articulation pathway for biomedical science sub-degree graduates.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Full BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, part-time distance-learning degree in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology which is IBMS accredited.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

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Full BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, part-time distance-learning degree in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology which is IBMS accredited.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Strong industrial focus in the area of biopharmaceutical science, part-time distance-learning in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

eLearning

Strong industrial focus in the area of biopharmaceutical science, part-time distance-learning in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology.

Key Information

Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

This course covers all the most recent advances in laser refractive and refractive cataract surgery, from pre-assessment to complex case management

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

eLearning

This course covers all the most recent advances in laser refractive and refractive cataract surgery, from pre-assessment to complex case management

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

This course details the regulatory and clinical guidance which is required to ensure the use of clinical tests are evidence-based.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

This course details the regulatory and clinical guidance which is required to ensure the use of clinical tests are evidence-based.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

This course integrates knowledge of the clinical trials process with patient recruitment.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

This course integrates knowledge of the clinical trials process with patient recruitment.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

This course provides an understanding of the importance of clinical and research ethics and governance, including regulatory processes involved.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

This course provides an understanding of the importance of clinical and research ethics and governance, including regulatory processes involved.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

The programme provides postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

Key Information

Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

The programme provides fully online postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

Understanding key aspects of the science of food and nutrition in the context of regulatory affairs policy and legislation.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

Understanding key aspects of the science of food and nutrition in the context of regulatory affairs, policy and legislation.

Key Information

Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

This short course provides an understanding of the complex provision of economically viable therapeutics in healthcare.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

This short course provides an understanding of the complex provision of economically viable therapeutics in healthcare.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

To introduce and describe the concepts and the methods of in silico based manipulation and analysis of genome, proteome and metabolome.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

To introduce and describe the concepts and the methods of in silico based manipulation and analysis of genome, proteome and metabolome.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

Develop students understanding of principles of personalised medicine & encourage them to consider the fundamental aspects & issues within this field.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

Develop students understanding of principles of personalised medicine & encourage them to consider the fundamental aspects & issues within this field.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

To provide students with the skills and understanding sufficient to be able to design, implement & critique mathematical analysis of biomedical data.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

To provide students with the skills and understanding sufficient to be able to design, implement & critique mathematical analysis of biomedical data.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

Postgraduate Certificate in The Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

The programme provides postgraduate training in Veterinary Public Health.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning

The programme provides postgraduate training in Food Regulatory Affairs with Veterinary Public Health specialism.

Key Information

Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

eLearning