Biomedical Sciences

Online learning

Our part-time Online Learning MSc programmes allow you the flexibility to arrange your studies around your working life.

Anatomical Sciences (PG Cert/Dip)

Three different layers of the human body, Anatomage table
This postgraduate certificate and diploma is a unique opportunity for students who want to explore aspects of human anatomy through the flexibility of an online distance learning programme.

Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health (MSc, PgCert, PgDip)

This online learning programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to conservation management.

Cancer Biology and Precision Oncology (MSc, Pg Diploma, Pg Certificate)

The MSc in Cancer Biology and Precision Oncology is one of the few online programmes in the world that will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the molecular biology of cancer. Alongside this you will develop bench to bedside thinking to translate this understanding to individualised cancer therapies and improved diagnostics.

Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (MSc, PgProfDev)

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This new three-year, part-time, online postgraduate programme leads to the degree of Masters of Science in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID).

Global Health & Infectious Diseases (MSc, PgDip, PgCert)

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The Global Health and Infectious Diseases postgraduate programme brings together a diverse community of online learners with transdisciplinary opportunities to identify, explore and address regional and global health challenges related to infectious diseases.

International Animal Health (MSc, PgDip, PgCert)

Cows, farmers and dog
Livestock are vital to the lives of millions of people, but endemic and epidemic diseases that affect livestock limit productivity and exacerbate poverty.

Science Communication & Public Engagement (MSc, PgCert, PgDip)

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The fields of science communication and public engagement are currently enjoying unprecedented growth. This is being driven by a greater need to demonstrate the impact of publicly funded research, the need for science to be valued, increased government scrutiny and a desire for a stronger evidence base for policy decisions.