This programme will give you a detailed study of human health and disease, focusing on the pathogenesis (mechanism) of disease, diagnostic pathway and therapeutic intervention. It will prepare you for careers in medical diagnostic and research environments.
The first year is a foundation for more advanced studies in subsequent years. Approximately a quarter of the programme is taken up with practical-based courses that will build your skills in this area.
The second and final years take skills and theoretical development to more advanced levels. You can also carry out an independent research project that comprises one quarter of your final-year study. If you want work experience in this field, you can undertake a sandwich year.
The aims of the programme are:
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.
Applicants should have:
300 UCAS points
INCLUDING 200 UCAS points from biology and chemistry A-level. (Applicants with specific vocational, professional and other qualifications relevant to the programme (e.g. Access to Science, NVQs, HNDs) are invited to apply)
PLUS a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above (including English and mathematics) or equivalent qualifications.
• Part-time students must be employed in a suitable laboratory in the NHS.
No work experience is required.
The programme is officially accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.
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