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Biological Sciences
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science (Including Foundation Year)
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science (Including Foundation Year)

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science (Including Foundation Year)

  • ID:UoSWPDC440008
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements:

English Requirements:

In general, international applicants will need to have achieved an overall IELTS grade of 6.0 with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component.

Course Information

If you don’t have the right qualifications to start our BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science degree or if you want to gain more confidence in higher level work, you could opt to start your studies with a foundation year. You’ll start by completing a foundation year, which provides well structured support, allowing you to develop your scientific skills and knowledge.

Biomedical Science is an exciting, interdisciplinary subject exploring the normal functioning of the human body at the molecular, cellular and whole organism levels and how understanding these processes enables breakthroughs in the treatment of human disease and improvements to health.

Placing significant emphasis on laboratory techniques and scientific communication from writing labs reports, critical evaluation of scientific data and solving research problems, this biomedical science course provides essential skills required for a wide range of scientific careers.

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Foundation Year: Biomedical Science Degree

  • Foundation biology

  • Introduction to human anatomy and physiology

  • Foundation chemistry

  • Physical science

  • Key skills and professional development

  • Scientific data literacy

Year one: Biomedical Science Degree

  • Biological research skills

  • Human anatomy and physiology

  • Molecule, membranes and cells

  • Introduction to genetics and evolution

  • Microorganisms and the dynamic cell

  • Human growth and development

Year two: Biomedical Science Degree

  • Case-based learning

  • Frontiers in Biology

  • Medical microbiology

  • Human molecular genetics

  • Cellular pathology and disease processes

Year three: Biomedical Science Degree

  • Research project

  • Clinical biochemistry and pharmacology

  • Clinical and molecular immunology

With biomedical option:

  • Global challenges in infectious disease

  • Epidemiology and public health

Or anthropology option:

  • Humans and other primates

  • Human variation and forensic anthropology

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science degree provides the scientific basis for a career in a range of fields, including biomedical research, teaching, and biotechnology industries, as well as postgraduate study (e.g. MSc or PhD). Graduates may also choose to progress to careers in healthcare, for example, as Physicians Associates or working in Public Health.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300GBP/ year

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