University of Chester - Haematology MSc

University of Chester

Haematology MSc

The MSc in Haematology is designed to enable you to develop an up-to-date, advanced understanding of the disorders of blood.

The MSc in Haematology is designed to enable you to develop an up-to-date, advanced understanding of the disorders of blood and blood science. The course will enable you to have a deeper understanding of blood, and its components, and how these can change in different clinical situations and diseases. 

Using critical analysis skills, you will evaluate new developments in research into the blood sciences.

Why study this course with us?

You will receive training in the skills required in the reading and interpretation of the literature and translating that into evidence-based practice. We aim to develop your research and writing skills so that you will be in a position to contribute to the scientific literature in an effective manner. You will also have the opportunity to develop your science communication skills.

This programme includes ‘Meet the Expert’ webinar series where, at the end of some lectures, there is a live webinar with an international expert. The aim of this webinar series is to reinforce what has been taught in the lecture, through scaffold learning and also to expose students to more experts within the haematology field.

The course culminates in the


Research Dissertation, which will be assessed through your production of a research article written in the style of publishable scientific work and a short oral presentation. Options could include literature, data or laboratory-based projects, depending on research interests.

Successful completion of this MSc programme can lead to a range of exciting career and research opportunities including careers in biomedical or clinical research, medicine, physician associate, PhD study or teaching.

Entry Requirements

  • The


    course is open to applicants with a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a related subject area, or equivalent professional qualifications.

  • 6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill)

  • For those who do not have IELTS or an acceptable in-country English language qualification, the University of Chester has developed its own


    online English language test which applicants can take for


    just £50.

Career Prospects

The University of Chester offers an award-winning Careers and Employability service that provides various employability-enhancing experiences through the curriculum, employer contact, tailored group sessions, individual information, advice, and guidance. The service is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed, and tailored to personal goals and aspirations. It aims to help students plan their future, make the most of their time at the University, and enhance their employability. Services include part-time jobs, extra-curricular workshops, and practical one-to-one help with career planning, CVs, applications, and mock interviews. Group sessions on career planning are also provided within each course. Students and graduates can use these services free of charge for up to two years after graduation.

Course Details

The course outlines the latest curriculum for blood science laboratories, focusing on clinical management of patient care. It covers cellular biology, normal development of hematopoietic stem cells, and abnormal development in haematological malignancies. Students learn about diagnosis and treatment of malignant and non-malignant haematological conditions, review current guidelines, and explore potential new therapies. The program includes taught modules and a research dissertation. The curriculum is subject to change due to curriculum enhancement, staff changes, student numbers, technology improvements, and regulatory requirements.

Course Modules

Core Modules
Blood Sciences
Clinical Medicine
Clinical Research Methods and Biostatistics
Evidence Based Medicine
Research Dissertation
Therapeutic Advances in Treating Haematological Problems
Optional Modules
Analysis and Interpretation of Clinical Data
Assessment and Consultation in Clinical Settings

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