Are you interested in medicine, science and health related topics? Do current medical issues such as COVID-19 and genetic engineering spark your interest? Do you want to learn more within this field? Then our Medical Bioscience programmes could be just right for you. The FdSc and BSc Medical Bioscience programmes have a significant number of industry relevant practical lessons and skills are developed in scientific and clinical settings. These support learners to develop practical skills that are required by a variety of roles within the sector. Theoretical content supports practical lessons and covers a wide range of topics within Medical Bioscience, this provides students with underpinning knowledge in key areas and helps inform career and/or further study choices. Careers leading on from these programmes include; Analytical Support Chemist, Technical Support Scientist, Microbiology Support Scientist, Process Development Technologist, Laboratory Assistant, Senior Laboratory Technician, Assistant Scientist, Technical Specialist (Scientist), Quality Control Laboratory Assistant, Laboratory Co-ordinator, Technical Laboratory Assistant, Laboratory Analyst, Laboratory Research Assistant, Science Teacher, Medical Writer, Pharmaceutical Development/Sales and Charity/Support Work.
This course includes the following compulsory modules that all students complete: FdSc Medical Bioscience (level 4) Foundation Cell Biology (20 credits) Academic and Professional Skills I (20 credits) Applied and Clinical Biochemistry (20 credits) Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology (20 credits) Principles and Applications of Microbiology (20 credits) Introduction to the Fundamentals of Genetics (20 credits) FdSc Medical Bioscience (level 5) Academic and Professional Skills II (20 credits) i-Research (20 credits) Immunology in Human Health and Disease (20 credits) Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics (20 credits) Neurobiology and Pharmacology (20 credits) Translational Oncology (20 credits) Occasional changes to modules and course content may take place. Students will be notified when applicable.
The primary way of delivering this course is on campus. On campus teaching includes a combination of lectures, practical lessons, small group seminars, workshops, guest lectures and one to one discussions with your tutor. Students will receive approximately 14 hours of teaching per week throughout this course. Additional one-to-one meetings with tutors will provide further support.
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.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
32 UCAS points from A level or equivalent qualifications, significant experience within the sector OR Access to Higher Education, for example. We are committed to creating educational opportunities for people from a variety of backgrounds and situations. If you have been out of formal education for some time, and/or you do not have the qualifications stated, we might still be able to consider your application and offer you a range of support. We are here to help. Please get in touch to find out more.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5180||Year 1|