STP specialisms

Last Updated: 2nd November 2020

These are the current specialisms available via the Scientist Training Programme.


Cancer Genomics

Cardiac Science

Clinical Biochemistry

Clinical Bioinformatics (Genomics)

Clinical Bioinformatics (Health Informatics)

Clinical Bioinformatics (Physical Sciences)

Clinical Engineering Un-defined

Clinical ImmunologyCritical Care Science

Clinical Measurement and Development

Clinical Microbiology

Clinical Pharmaceutical Science


Device Risk Management and Governance

Gastrointestinal Physiology

Genomics (formerly Genetics)

Genomic Counselling (formerly Genetic Counselling)

Haematology and Transfusion Science

Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics


Imaging with Ionising Radiation

Imaging Non Ionising Radiation

Medical Physics Un-defined


Ophthalmic and Vision Sciences

Radiation Safety Physics

Radiotherapy Physics

Reconstructive Science

Rehabilitation Engineering

Reproductive Science – Andrology

Reproductive Science – Embryology

Respiratory and Sleep Sciences

Urodynamic Science

Vascular Science

Specialisms in the glossary

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