What are the HSST specialisms?

Last Updated: 16th February 2021

These are the specialisms for the Higher Specialist Scientist Training programme.

There are not always posts for each individual specialism; check out the post information for this year.


Audiological Science

Cardiac Science

Clinical Biochemistry

Clinical Bioinformatics (Genomics)

Clinical Bioinformatics (Health Informatics)

Clinical Bioinformatics (Physical Sciences)

Clinical Biomedical Engineering

Clinical Immunology

Gastrointestinal Physiology



Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics

Medical Physics


Molecular Pathology of Acquired Disease

Neurophysiological Science

Reproductive Science

Respiratory and Sleep Physiological Sciences


Specialisms in the glossary

You can find a description of these specialisms in our glossary.