Biomedical Science BSc is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the scientific basis of human health and disease, covering fundamental aspects of cell and molecular biology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and genetics, and progressing to the investigation of the disease process including diagnosis and treatment.

 Biomedical Science students in the lab


Three years, full time

stopwatch Late applications are currently being accepted through UCAS
stamp Accreditation: Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS)
cogwheel Apply using UCAS code B940, institution code S49
globe UK, EU and non-EU (international) citizens may apply

This course prepares you to pursue a career in medicine or research, or specialise in areas such as forensic medicine, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, clinical trials coordination or biomedical product marketing.

From 2017 entry, our new curriculum will offer flexibility and focus in year 3, to better prepare students interested in pursuing careers in both healthcare and medicine.

  • Shared campus with one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK, with involvement of clinical staff in teaching, and opportunities for work experience in NHS laboratories.
  • Many students progress onto further study in scientific research or medicine.
  • Teaching is informed by the latest research and the course is designed to evolve with current practice.
  • Learn anatomy through demonstrator-led whole body prosection.
  • As part of your intensive final year project you will work with professional research groups researching into real medical and health problems and learning how biomedical research makes a difference to lives.
  • Potential to transfer into our Medicine MBBS (graduate entry) course.
  • Careers advice embedded into teaching.
 Tuition fees*

2017 entry UK/EU: £9,250 per year

2017 entry Non EU (International): £15,170 per year

*Tuition fees are liable to increase each year. Fees for International students are determined by consideration of the rate of inflation and any factors such as significant changes to the course. Fees will not normally increase by more than 5% each year, except when the rate of inflation is significantly more than that projected in the preceding year. Fees for Home students are likely to increase each year as permitted by the government, which will normally be in line with inflation.

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Last Updated: Friday, 25 August 2017 15:53