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Biomedical science is the scientific study of human biology, health and disease. This BSc degree is designed to give you a grounding in the subject to prepare you for a career in medicine or research, including specialist areas such as cancer research, disease research, drug development and forensics. We have excellent links with industry and employers, which gives you a head-start in finding a job when you graduate. This degree covers fundamental aspects of cell and molecular biology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, genetics, and investigations of the disease process including diagnosis and treatment. The first two years include comprehensive training in anatomy, and you will have the opportunity to observe whole-body dissection. In year 3, the flexible curriculum will give you the opportunity to focus on an area of interest to help prepare for your career in healthcare or medicine. The current options are: Anatomy, Behavioural Medicine, Cell & Molecular Biology, Genomics, Clinical Bioscience, Global Health, Immunity & Infection, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, and Physiology & Psychiatry. Your specialisation will be reflected in your degree title when you graduate unless opt for the general degree title. You will also have the opportunity to apply to undertake professional training between years 2 and 3. This can be at one of a variety of institutions from within the NHS or industry, in the UK or overseas. This will increase your employability by giving you professional experience and improving your skills in the environment of a relevant industry. Depending on your grades, at the end of your degree you may have the opportunity to transfer onto either our Biomedical Science MSci or our Medicine (MBBS) course. Course highlights
- Learn anatomy in the dissection room, through demonstrator-led sessions (prosection)
- Specialist Image Resource Facility (IRF) which is led in collaboration with Nikon as a hub for advanced microscopy
- Optional integrated professional training year within private industry, research institutions, government bodies or the NHS
- Opportunity to progress onto the Biomedical Science MSci or to transfer into our Medicine MBBS (Graduate Entry) course
- Good graduate prospects and extensive career path options, including medicine, cancer research, disease research, drug development and forensics
- Careers advice embedded into our teaching
You can find extensive information about the modules you can expect to study on this course on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/courses/biomedical-science-bsc#modules
Progress is judged by a mixture of in-course assessment and written exams. Each year’s marks contribute towards the final degree. A variety of examination types are used during the course, including:
- short and long answer questions
- single best answer questions
- calculation and data analysis problems
- essay questions
- objective structured practical examinations where you demonstrate knowledge of structure and function in the dissecting room.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
You can find extensive information about the support St George's provides for International students on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/offer-holders/international-student-support. This includes guidance on the visa application process, preparing for your studies, enrolment, support during your studies, and English language requirements.
St George's, University of London also accepts a large range of non-UK qualifications. Please visit the BSc Biomedical Science entry criteria page on our website for further information.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||6.5 overall (including minimum 6.5 in Writing and a 6 in all other components)|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|