This Biomedical Science degree provides a fascinating insight into the biological science behind health, disease and development of medical therapies. It covers a diverse range of subjects, starting with fundamental aspects of cell and molecular biology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and genetics, progressing to the investigation of the disease process, including research, diagnosis and treatment. Equipping you with broad-based scientific knowledge and practical laboratory skills, you’ll have a wide range of career options on graduation. You could work in biomedical research, science policy or regulation, or choose to specialise in areas such as forensic medicine, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, technology transfer and licensing, clinical trials or biomedical product marketing. Course highlights
- Develop a solid understanding of human health and disease, informed by the latest research, equipping you with in-depth scientific knowledge, critical analysis, practical laboratory and transferrable employability skills.
- Opportunity for a Professional Training Year within a related biomedical sector, such as industry, research, government or the NHS.
- Option to transfer to Year 3 of our four-year Biomedical Science MSci at the end of your second year, subject to academic achievement and available places.
- As well as a wide range of employment in the biomedical sector, the transferrable skills you will gain on this degree allow you to consider wider careers options such as law, finance and teaching.
- Cutting-edge facilities include specialist laboratories, a Museum of Human Disease and anatomy and dissection rooms, which enable you to gain scientific skills and techniques applicable to your course and future study and employment.
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 that 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.
We welcome applications from applicants around the world. For information on the requirements for your country, please visit the International Qualifications page on our website.
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English language requirements
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