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DT206
Biomedical and Molecular Diagnostics

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Biomedical Science is the science related to medical conditions - their causes, diagnosis (identification of disease) and treatment. Molecular diagnostics is the use and development of novel technologies to enable faster and more personalised diagnosis, often using DNA based approaches. This programme is designed to bring students from the fundamental sciences to advanced diagnostics, product (test) design and development. The aim is to foster the development of technically competent, flexible graduates with practical problem solving abilities, bioentrepreneurship, generic and transferrable skills via a combination of coursework, work placement and research placement. A unique feature of the programme is the integration of diagnostic and analytical sciences with bioproduct design and development. The programme also includes modules in transferrable skills such as communications, basic programming, bioinformatics, bioentrepreneurship and bioindustry skills. In years three and four, semester-long work placements and research projects provide an invaluable opportunity to gain real life skills and experience, and to apply academic knowledge in a real-world setting.

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Molecular Diagnostics is the fastest growing area of the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) industry sector. Graduates of this programme will be uniquely placed to tap into this rapidly growing market in commercial areas such as the in-vitro diagnostic industry. Graduates will also be ideally placed to pursue additional qualifications and follow a research or academic career path. 



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