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Career information

Degree courses

Cardiff Met Biomedical Sciences Department
Cardiff Metropolitan University - BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science
Bangor University - BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science
Wrexham University - BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

Career information links

IBMS - Become a biomedical scientist

Routes to becoming a registered biomedical scientist.

HEIW - Life sciences careers

Overview of the range of career areas within life sciences.

RCPath - Careers in Pathology

Overview of different roles and specialisms within pathology by the Royal College of Pathologists.

Careers Wales - Biomedical Scientist

Overview of the roles and opportunities open to biomedical scientists. 

Pathways to becoming a pathologist in Wales

HEIW - Scientist Training Programme overview

Overview of the three-year, graduate entry training programme of work based and academic learning that is run across the UK by the National School of Healthcare Science.

HEIW - Scientist Training Programme

Information about the three-year NHS Scientist Training Programme route into the healthcare science profession.

HEIW - Practitioner Training Programme

Information about the undergraduate Practitioner Training Programme, which leads to an approved and accredited BSc honours degree in healthcare science. 

The Academy for Healthcare Science

An international non-profit organisation that brings together the UK’s health science community under a single umbrella.

National Careers Service - Pathologist

Information including job profile, routes into pathology as a career and opportunities for progression.

AWGMS - Career Pathways

Role profiles, training, events, and career from the All Wales Genomics Service and Genomics Partnership Wales.