B.Sc. Biomedical Sciences

  • On Campus
  • 36 months
  • GBP11200 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP9000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
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University of Greenwich | London, United Kingdom
This Biomedical Sciences programme from the University of Greenwich 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.

Description

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The first year of this Biomedical Sciences programme from the University of Greenwich is intended to be a foundation for the more advanced studies in subsequent years. Approximately one quarter of the programme is taken up with practical-based courses that build students' skills in this area. The second and final years take skills and theoretical development to more advanced levels. In the final year, students also carry out an independent research project that comprises one quarter of final-year study.

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:

  • To advance your academic, professional and laboratory skills for employment in medical diagnostic and research environments
  • To develop the knowledge and understanding you require to apply theory to practice
  • To develop your transferable skills in information technology, communication, numeracy, problem solving and case study analysis.

Assessment

Students are assessed through formal examinations, presentations and case study-based reports, together with critical evaluation of data, problem-solving exercises, laboratory reports and thesis.

Professional recognition

The programme is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science and the Royal Society of Biology. Accredited degree programmes contain a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills, and prepare graduates to address the needs of employers.

Career options

Biomedical science graduates are well placed for employment in both the public and private health-care sectors. Areas include the NHS, the National Blood Service, Health Protection Agency and Medical Research Council, veterinary service, the Health and Safety Executive, forensic laboratories, and the pharmaceutical industry.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 11200 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 9000 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Start date
Duration full-time 36 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry (30 credits)
  • Fundamental Biology and Physiology (30 credits)
  • Practical and Professional Skills - Life Science (15 credits)
  • Basic Chemistry for Life Science (15 credits)
  • Practical and Professional Skills (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Medical Science (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Cellular and Molecular Pathology (Level 5) (15 credits)
  • Physiological Systems and Regulation (15 credits)
  • Metabolism and Disease (15 credits)
  • Bioanalytical Techniques (15 credits)
  • Cell, Immunobiology and Microbiology (30 credits)
  • Genetics (15 credits)
  • Research and Professional Skills in Life Science (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Cellular and Molecular Pathology (15 credits)
  • Project (Life Sciences) (30 credits)
  • Cancer Biology and Therapeutics (15 credits)
  • Advanced and Clinical Immunology (15 credits)
  • Medical Microbiology (15 credits)
  • Medical Biochemistry (15 credits)
  • Haematology and Blood Transfusion (15 credits)

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Requirements

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.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

The programme is officially accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.

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