Biomedical Sciences [with Foundation year] at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS

Course summary

Forge a career in the exciting and dynamic specialism of Biomedical sciences, where research is constantly leading to breakthroughs and medical advances that have an impact on the health and the wellbeing of society. It’s a rewarding and never more important field as it underpins modern medicine in our forever developing and changing world. On our Biomedical Sciences degree at ARU Peterborough, you’ll learn about the human body at a molecular, organ and systems level. You’ll discover how to investigate and treat disease with our passionate and highly qualified lecturers. who will share the latest findings about conditions such as cancer, diabetes, antibiotic resistance, and haemostasis. You’ll begin by studying general biology, human anatomy and physiology, microbiology, and cellular and molecular biology. You’ll then turn your attention to modern diagnostic techniques and learn about biomedical disciplines including haematology and transfusion science, clinical biochemistry, cellular pathology, medical genetics, medical microbiology, and clinical immunology. In your final year, with support from a supervisor, you’ll carry out a research project and explore an area of biomedical sciences that’s of particular interest to you. You could also choose to study BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science in Cambridge; our three-year course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science. Both our three-year and four-year (placement) courses in Cambridge are accredited by the Royal Society of Biology.


Year 1 Literacies in Higher Education Introduction to Life Sciences Extended Project Into ARU Year 2 Human Anatomy and Physiology Continuing Professional Development Level 4 Core Biology Mathematics for the Biosciences General Microbiology Into ARU Year 3 Diagnostic Techniques in Pathology Metabolism and its Control Principles of Genetics Principles of Pathology The Physiology of Organ Systems Preparation for Research Continuing Professional Development Level 5 Ruskin Module (15 credits) Optional modules Laboratory Techniques in DNA manipulation Laboratory Techniques for Bioinformatics Year 4 Core modules for Biomedical Sciences Human Pathology Specialist Topics in Biomedical Science Undergraduate Project Blood Sciences Clinical Immunology Current Advances in Biomedical Science Optional modules Molecular Cell Biology Microbial Pathogenicity Biomedical Case Studies Pharmacology and Translational Medicine

Assessment method

You’ll be assessed on essays, exams and practical analysis, so we can make sure you’re developing the knowledge and skills you need.

How to apply

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ARU Peterborough
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

5 GCSEs at grade D, or grade 3, or above and evidence of two years post-GCSE study at Level 3. If you have achieved at least grade E in one A level, or equivalent, you are exempt from the two years post-GCSE study requirement, but you still must meet the GCSE requirements. Applicants who do not meet the two years post GCSE study at level 3 may be considered based on their satisfactory employment history, which must be a minimum of two years full time employment supported by employer evidence and deemed appropriate by the University for meeting the course of study applied for. If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 5.5 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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Biomedical Sciences [with Foundation year] at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS