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Higher International Diploma (HID) in Biomedical Sciences is one of our new programmes (EduQual British Programme), it has been specifically designed for students who want to go in to clinical diagnostics, laboratory analysis, and research and development. There are main two pathways: life sciences and physiological sciences where students will work in patient facing clinics diagnosing cardiac and respiratory dysfunctions, and then TB, HIV and AIDS, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, and many other medical conditions. Upon successful completion of HID in Biomedical Sciences programme, students can progress to full- time final Top Up year (third year) in BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science Degree programme with our franchising University in UK.

  • Title: British Level 5 Higher International Diploma in Biomedical Sciences
  • Credits: 240
  • Duration: 2 years (full time)
  • Scheduled Intakes: March/ September
  • Mode of Assessment: Written Examination, Assignments, Presentation (oral and poster), Lab report, case studies, VIVA
  • Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Awarding Body: EduQual, UK
Code Title Credits
BIOM4001 Molecular and Cellular Biology 15
BIOM4002 Genetics and Genomics 15
BIOM4003 Cells and Systems Biology 15
BIOM4004 Biochemistry of Biomolecules and Metabolism 15
BIOM4005 Statistics for Biomedical Scientists 10
BIOM4006 Biomedical Informatics 10
BIOM4007 Microbiology 15
BIOM4008 Pharmacology and Toxicology 10
BIOM4009 Analytical and Research Methods 10
BIOM4010 Medical Epidemiology and Public Health 15
BIOM4011 Pathology 15
BIOM4012 Immunology 15
BIOM4013 Clinical Biochemistry 10
BIOM4014 Parasitology and Entomology 15
BIOM4015 Laboratory Management and Professional Practice 10
BIOM4016 Medical Laboratory Techniques and Instrumentation 15
BIOM4017 Molecular Diagnostics and Therapeutics 15
BIOM4018 Literature Review for Biomedical Sciences 10
BIOM4019 Personal and Professional Development 5

- Three simple passes at GCE (A/L) in the Biology scheme including English or;

- International Foundation Diploma in Applied Science or;

- Any other equivalent (see other UK qualifications, and international qualifications) qualifications.

- For international students; If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate your English language ability. IELTS: A minimum IELTS score of 6.0 on the general test with no band less than 5.5.