Biomedical Science BSc at St George's, University of London - UCAS

Course summary

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.
Focus your learning in Year 3 by choosing one of our tailored scientific pathways, graduating in one of several specialisms. Currently, these include Biomedical Science with: Anatomy; Cell and Molecular Biology; Genomics; Global Health; Global Health Humanities; Immunity and Infection; Medical Ethics and Law; Physiology and Pharmacology; Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience.
  • 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.
About St George’s, University of London Established in 1752, St George’s is the UK’s specialist health university and is dedicated to medical and health sciences education, training and research. We share our site with a major London teaching hospital, which is both on the clinical frontline for a diverse local community and a centre of excellence for specialist conditions. At St George's, you’ll study in a clinical setting with like-minded individuals working across a variety of healthcare professions. St George’s has enjoyed an outstanding track record of research and innovation in infectious disease ever since the ‘father of vaccinology’ and St George's alumnus, Edward Jenner, created the world’s first vaccine (against smallpox). Recent research has included a focus on tuberculosis, malaria, HIV in low and middle-income countries and Covid-19.

Modules

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#course-structure

Assessment method

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.
Oral examinations where you answer questions from a panel of examiners. You can find detailed information about assessment methods for this course on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/courses/biomedical-science-bsc#study-and-careers


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B940
Institution code:
S49
Campus name:
St George's, University Of London
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

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.

Entry requirements

Qualification 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.

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

https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/courses/biomedical-science-bsc#entry-criteria


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall (including minimum 6.5 in Writing and a 6 in all other components)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
86%
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Biomedical Science BSc at St George's, University of London - UCAS