University of Hull

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biomedical Science (with foundation year)

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Course summary

A Biomedical Science degree from Hull opens doors to a career in laboratory science and beyond. Biomedical science applies biological principles to medicine. It explores the physiological processes and functions of the human body to appreciate disease processes, diagnosis and treatment. This is a dynamic topic with continual advancements in health care and science driving innovation and research. Through supported lab learning, you'll gain a deep understanding of the human form and function in health and disease. We designed our Biomedical Science degree with input from the Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. You'll gather the knowledge and skills for employment in a variety of settings – including potentially life-saving work at the cutting edge of health research. This course is accredited by The Institute of Biomedical Science - so you can be confident that it's been approved by expert academics and professionals as meeting industry standards. The Foundation Year is ideal if you do not have the academic qualifications for direct entry on to the programme. You'll study a range of modules specifically designed to prepare you for degree-level study. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Foundation Year For those who do not have a strong enough academic background for direct entry to the full BSc course, a foundation year provides a foundation of scientific, intellectual and investigative skills and knowledge, while developing a reflective and adaptive approach to study. You learn through a mix of formal study, discussion and practical experience. Compulsory Preparing for Learning in Higher Education Group Challenge (Sciences) Introduction to Data Analysis Optional Foundation Maths 1 Foundation Mathematics A Foundation Maths Skills Core Introduction to Biological Sciences Foundation Chemistry (for non-Chemists) Year 1 Core modules Biochemistry Cell Structure and Function Principles of Genetics Microbiology and Immunology Skills for Biomedical and Human Biology Sciences Human Physiology Year 2 Core modules Molecular Genetics and Proteomics Blood Sciences Clinical Microbiology and Immunology Professional and Research Skills for Biomedical Scientists Biological Basis of Disease Molecular Cell Biology and Histopathology Year 3 Core module Independent Research Project Optional modules Human Genetics Cellular Pathology Clinical Biochemistry Clinical Haematology Medical Microbiology Muscle Fitness and Failure Molecular and Medical Parasitology Cancer Biology All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Biomedical Science, Institute of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
BC9Y
Institution code:
H72
Campus name:
The University of Hull
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The foundation year is designed for applicants whose qualifications and experience do not allow direct entry to the undergraduate degree. We expect applicants to demonstrate an experience of a related subject and an aptitude for academic work which may be determined by an essay and/or interview alongside the application. For applicants with Level 3 qualifications, we will usually require a minimum of 80 points.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk
Institution's Own Test60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
88%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
97%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £18300 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Biomedical Science (with foundation year) at University of Hull - UCAS