Biomedical Science at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course Overview Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), which is essential for employment in hospital pathology laboratories, our Biomedical Science degree involves the study of health and disease and how the human body functions during normal and diseased states. Why study with us

  • Biosciences students study similar modules in Year 1, so you have the chance to switch to another specialist degree to pursue your interests and career goals.
  • You can undertake opportunities to collaborate with academics through our Undergraduate Research Internship Scheme.
  • Taught by internationally-recognised research-active scientists and biomedical scientists.
What you’ll do
  • You’ll develop a range of laboratory based and theoretical skills associated with sound scientific practice.
  • We have a strong focus on practical experience ensuring that you’ll graduate with real-world skills for a variety of careers both inside and outside of the laboratory.
  • You'll have the opportunity to take the Healthcare Science route after Year 1, which includes placements in NHS pathology laboratories.
  • This course is accredited by the IBMS, which is essential if you're looking for employment in hospital pathology laboratories. The IBMS is the professional body for biomedical scientists and support staff - advancing knowledge and setting professional standards.
Future careers Biomedical Science graduates can work in diagnostic and pathology laboratories in hospitals and other medical institutions or within biomedical related industries. Others opt to pursue careers in research through postgraduate study.


Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

Professional bodies

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

  • Biomedical Science, Institute of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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

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*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Biomedical Science at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS