Our staff are research active and are experts within their specialist disciplines, which include nutrition, immunology, cancer, genetics, neuroscience, pharmacology and microbiology. They are enthusiastic and experienced educators who will help you to explore the range of topics within contemporary human bioscience.
Our graduates are highly valued in the public and private sector, and we have consistently high rates of graduate employment. As a Human Bioscience student, you will develop key transferable skills and knowledge during the course. The course will enhance your academic and practical skills, to ensure that you are well-prepared for employment and life beyond your studies. This course will distinguish you from competing graduates when searching for employment, which might be in the bioscience, medical or biotechnology sectors.
Throughout the Human Bioscience course there will also be career planning and STEM opportunities; these allow you to develop an awareness of both your subject-specific and transferable skills.
Course module sessions are structured using a variety of methods including lectures, seminars and laboratory practical classes. Our aim is to provide you with opportunities to be actively involved in your learning. This is facilitated by an active blended learning approach which combines face-to-face sessions with integrated online learning implemented in our Northampton Interactive Learning Environment (NILE). For each 20 credit module you can expect approximately 48 hours of contact time during the academic year. This typically will be on average two hours a week with your tutors for an individual module.
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