What will you study on the MSc/PGDip/PGCert Biomedical Science (Cellular Pathology)?
You will study the structure and function of the body’s major organs, how different diseases affect the body and how they can be treated and prevented. You will investigate the cellular structure and function of different organs and types of tissue, the workings and effects of diseases, the use of histopathology and cytology to make diagnoses, and the processing and diagnostic techniques and technologies. You’ll look specifically at cancer, cervical screening and the HPV vaccination along with oncogenes, organ transplants, genetic disorders and Human Tissue Authority regulations.
What will you gain?
As well as in-depth knowledge of your subject, you will also gain a sound understanding of how to design and carry out experiments, statistical analyses as well as techniques for analysing samples and molecules. You will also be proficient and capable in all aspects of managing a laboratory, including people management, business plans and budgets, safety regulations, and quality management. You will become familiar with the ethical and legal issues which can surround specific types of research such as assisted reproduction and genetics, genetic testing, and human or animal research.