HSST specialisms

Last Updated: 2nd November 2020

These are the specialisms currently available via the Higher Specialist Scientist Training programme.

Analytical Toxicology

Audiological Science

Cardiac Science

Clinical and Laboratory Transfusion

Clinical Biochemistry

Clinical Bioinformatics (Genomics)

Clinical Bioinformatics (Health Informatics)

Clinical Bioinformatics (Physical Sciences)

Clinical Biomedical Engineering

Clinical Immunology

Gastrointestinal Physiology



Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics

Imaging Physics

Medical Physics


Molecular Pathology of Acquired Disease

Molecular Pathology of Infection

Neurophysiological Science

Ophthalmic and Vision Science

Radiotherapy Physics

Reconstructive Science

Reproductive Science

Respiratory and Sleep Sciences

Urodynamic Science

Vascular Science


Specialisms in the glossary

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