Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

BSc Biomedical Science

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Course summary

Supported by our team of biomedical science researchers, BSc Biomedical Science will equip you with the full range of techniques required to pursue a career in hospital laboratories and scientific research. Why study BSc Biomedical Science at Middlesex University? Fast-paced and hands-on, this exciting degree will open up many opportunities for entry into a variety of careers associated with the field of biomedical science. As well as developing your specialist knowledge you'll learn techniques such as microscopy, blood typing, immunoassays, DNA analysis, coagulation tests, tissue identification and staining, ensuring that you graduate with an understanding of good professional practice and the key skills required in biomedical science today. Our lecturers have worked in a range of scientific backgrounds as research scientists and even medics, and within labs across the biomedical science field. Our teaching is informed by the research that is taking place on campus, such as the development of affordable treatment for AIDS-related cancer patients in developing countries. We use real clinical laboratory challenges as the starting point for teaching, so you will learn through practical examples. Our small class sizes mean you receive high levels of support and ensure your learning is tailored to your interests. Our course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) and provides you with a professional qualification that will support your scientific career Course highlights Build professional experience whilst you study via a range of placement opportunities, such as in an NHS hospital laboratory, or by completing a sandwich year Our state-of-the-art bioanalytical laboratories for teaching and research are among the best in the UK Work with the next generation of scientific instrumentation for molecular analysis – in line with the new focus on protein-hunting rather than gene-hunting in scientific research Our supportive learning environment has seen this course receive a 90% satisfaction rate from students As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Professional Practice for Biomedical Science (15 credits) Biomolecular Science (15 credits) Cell Sciences (30 credits) Human Sciences (30 credits) Introduction to Biomedical Sciences (30 credits) Year 2 Research Methods and Professional Practice (30 credits) Molecular and Genetic Sciences (15 credits) Cellular Sciences (15 credits) Blood Sciences (15 credits) Infection Sciences (15 credits) Clinical Sciences (30 credits) Year 3 Transplantation, Transfusion and Specialist Biochemistry (30 credits) Cellular and Molecular Pathology (30 credits) Dissertation (30 credits) Medical Microbiology (30 credits)


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C700
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Our entry requirements provide a guide to the qualifications that you’ll need to study our courses. We have a personalised admissions approach and we make fair but aspirational offers. We want you to aim high and achieve great results. We understand that things have been very different at school and college since the pandemic started however and that you might be worried about what changes to exams in 2021 will mean for you. We’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible and take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning. So if you don’t quite get the grades you hoped, we’ll look at more than your qualifications like your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we're proud of how we recognise potential in future students like you and how we can support you to succeed in the future.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5With a minimum of 6.0 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
70%
Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
BSc Biomedical Science at Middlesex University - UCAS