Postgraduate study in School of Biomedical Sciences

Take a look at what postgraduate courses we have on offer.


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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Full-time Study

View course page for Biotechnology Research - MSc

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Coleraine campus

View course page for Biotechnology Research - MSc

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for Dietetics - MSc

Intensive 20 month course providing pre-registration training in dietetics for science graduates.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for Dietetics - MSc

Intensive 20 month course providing pre-registration training in dietetics for science graduates.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Coleraine campus

View course page for Food and Nutrition - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Food and Nutrition - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Food Regulatory Affairs - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

The programme provides postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Food Regulatory Affairs - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

The programme provides postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Human Nutrition - MSc

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for Human Nutrition - MSc

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Coleraine campus

View course page for Personalised Medicine - MSc

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Personalised Medicine - MSc

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Physician Associate Studies - PgDip

Intensive 2-year PgDip to train Physician Associates to work as part of the medical team in the diagnosis and management of patients.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Coleraine campus

View course page for Physician Associate Studies - PgDip

Intensive 2-year PgDip to train Physician Associates to work as part of the medical team in the diagnosis and management of patients.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

Part-time Study

View course page for Advanced Clinical Optometry - MSc

Distance learning MSc provides the opportunity for optometrists to develop their clinical skills and to undertake extended clinical roles.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Advanced Clinical Optometry - MSc

Distance learning MSc provides the opportunity for optometrists to develop their clinical skills and to undertake extended clinical roles.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical Professional Practice - PgCert

Part-time postgraduate provision in professional practice in biomedical science.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical Science - MSc

MSc Biomedical Science part-time by distance learning.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical Science - MSc

MSc Biomedical Science part-time by distance learning.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Theory) - PgDip

This course is designed in collaboration with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth)

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Theory) - PgDip

This programme has been designed in collaboration with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) standards, curriculum and examination committees and is the only endorsed RCOphth refractive surgery programme completed fully online in the UK.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Diabetes - PgCert

A strong foundation in postgraduate diabetes education with particular emphasis on the science underlying this global healthcare problem.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Diabetes - PgCert

A strong foundation in postgraduate diabetes education with particular emphasis on the science underlying this global healthcare problem.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Food and Nutrition - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Food and Nutrition - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Food Regulatory Affairs - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Food Regulatory Affairs - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Human Nutrition - MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for Human Nutrition - MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Coleraine campus

View course page for Personalised Medicine - MSc

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Personalised Medicine - MSc

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Stem Cell Biology - PgCert

Fully online postgraduate course in the rapidly expanding field of Stem Cell Biology.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists - PgCert

Postgraduate Certificate in The Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists - PgCert

Postgraduate Certificate in The Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Veterinary Public Health - PgCert

The programme provides postgraduate training in Veterinary Public Health.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Veterinary Public Health - PgCert

The programme provides postgraduate training in Veterinary Public Health.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Veterinary Public Health (Food Regulatory Affairs) - PgDip/MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Veterinary Public Health (Food Regulatory Affairs) - PgDip/MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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Elearning opportunities

View course page for Advanced Clinical Optometry - MSc

Distance learning MSc provides the opportunity for optometrists to develop their clinical skills and to undertake extended clinical roles.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Advanced Clinical Optometry - MSc

Distance learning MSc provides the opportunity for optometrists to develop their clinical skills and to undertake extended clinical roles.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Applied Medical Sciences - BSc (Hons)

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

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Applied Medical Sciences - BSc (Hons)

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

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical and Bio-industrial Sciences - BSc (Hons)

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

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Biomedical and Bio-industrial Sciences - BSc (Hons)

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

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical Professional Practice - PgCert

Part-time postgraduate provision in professional practice in biomedical science.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical Science - MSc

MSc Biomedical Science part-time by distance learning.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical Science - MSc

MSc Biomedical Science part-time by distance learning.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Biomedical Science - BSc (Hons)

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

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical Science - BSc (Hons)

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

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Biomedical Science (Grad Cert) - GradCert

Education and professional training in the biomedical sciences.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical Science (Grad Cert) - GradCert

Education and professional training in the biomedical sciences.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Biomedical Science (Life Sciences) - BSc (Hons)

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

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical Science (Life Sciences) - BSc (Hons)

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

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Theory) - PgDip

This course is designed in collaboration with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth)

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Theory) - PgDip

This programme has been designed in collaboration with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) standards, curriculum and examination committees and is the only endorsed RCOphth refractive surgery programme completed fully online in the UK.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Diabetes - PgCert

A strong foundation in postgraduate diabetes education with particular emphasis on the science underlying this global healthcare problem.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Diabetes - PgCert

A strong foundation in postgraduate diabetes education with particular emphasis on the science underlying this global healthcare problem.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Food and Nutrition - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Food and Nutrition - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Food and Nutrition - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Food and Nutrition - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Food Regulatory Affairs - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

The programme provides postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Food Regulatory Affairs - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Food Regulatory Affairs - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

The programme provides postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Food Regulatory Affairs - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Personalised Medicine - MSc

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Personalised Medicine - MSc

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Personalised Medicine - MSc

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Personalised Medicine - MSc

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Stem Cell Biology - PgCert

Fully online postgraduate course in the rapidly expanding field of Stem Cell Biology.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists - PgCert

Postgraduate Certificate in The Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists - PgCert

Postgraduate Certificate in The Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Veterinary Public Health - PgCert

The programme provides postgraduate training in Veterinary Public Health.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Veterinary Public Health - PgCert

The programme provides postgraduate training in Veterinary Public Health.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Veterinary Public Health (Food Regulatory Affairs) - PgDip/MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Veterinary Public Health (Food Regulatory Affairs) - PgDip/MSc

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning