What are the STP specialisms?

Last Updated: 19th January 2021

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 Immunology

Clinical Measurement and Development

Clinical Pharmaceutical Science

Critical Care 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

Microbiology – Infection Science


Radiation Safety and Diagnostic Radiology

Radiotherapy Physics

Reconstructive Science

Rehabilitation Engineering

Reproductive Science – Andrology

Reproductive Science – Embryology

Respiratory and Sleep Sciences

Vascular Science

Specialisms in the glossary

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