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Biomedical scientist

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I carry out a range of laboratory and scientific tests that support the diagnosis, treatment and management of conditions including cancer, diabetes, meningitis, hepatitis and AIDS.

Top skills

An interest in science and technology and a good academic background

Excellent attention to detail

Great communication skills for working in teams

Other specialisms that biomedical science could lead to:

Infection sciences

Blood sciences

Cellular sciences

What training do I need to become a biomedical scientist?

An Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) accredited degree, and you must register with the Health and Care Professions Council.