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Biomedical Science
Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)
Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

  • ID:US440076
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£11,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£4,000.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£11,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£4,000.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

- Our typical offer is:

  • Grade 6.0 out of 10 from Upper Secondary School Certificate

which must include Biology or Chemistry.

- We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.

English requirements

If English is not your first language we will require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) can also be considered if the applicant's element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS.

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Course Information

  • The University has over 100 years of expertise in teaching science
  • Opportunities to undertake a 40 week clinical placement in an IBMS approved training laboratory within the NHS
  • 'Hands on' approach to learning in our new state-of-the-art interactive learning facility 'The Living Lab' and modern bioscience laboratories
  • Opportunities to undertake a work placement year in industry, developing practical and real-world skills of value to employers
  • Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), the professional body for those who work within the field of biomedical science
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science and BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science (Life Sciences) courses are both approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and lead to eligibility to join the HCPC register as a Biomedical Scientist
  • Opportunity to move onto a Healthcare Science programme within the which incorporates 50 weeks of clinical placement over three years. Our Healthcare Science courses are accredited by the National School of Healthcare Sciences

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences

Potential employers include the NHS, medical research institutions, clinical laboratories, drug companies and molecular biology companies.

  • BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science

You will have completed a compulsory 40-week placement in NHS pathology departments, which are obvious sources of potential employment.

Your experience and skills will also give you an edge in applying for any jobs where a strong science background is an advantage.

  • BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science

Blood Science / Cellular Science / Infection Science / Genetic Science

If you switch to this degree you will be well-prepared to apply for roles as a healthcare scientist within the NHS. Our course provides significant amounts of work-based learning, with compulsory unpaid placements amounting to 10 weeks in Year 1, 15 weeks in Year 2 and 25 weeks in Year 3.

NHS salaries for staff working in healthcare science range from around £21,000 to around £80,000 per year. At an entry level, the work involves obtaining diagnostic data from patients and working as part of a multidisciplinary team that also includes doctors, nurses and radiographers.

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