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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.
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:
The University of Greenwich is Number 1 in London for Teaching Excellence (The Sunday Times University Guide 2011). It’s a great achievement and together with being ranked Number 1 for Student Satisfaction (Sunday Times 2010), you know the University of Greenwich has got everything you need for a first rate education. If that wasn’t enough, our principle campus is based in a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is breath taking! If you are looking for a great experience with excellence teaching in a fabulous location - the University of Greenwich has it all!