This degree in biomedical science explores human health and disease. We focus on the mechanisms of disease, diagnostic pathways and therapeutic intervention. Our diverse biomedical science degree focuses on many areas of medical and biosciences. It is taught by experienced academics in areas including cell biology, cancer biology, microbiology and haematology. Your studies will include practical-based modules, real-life clinical case studies and a research project. Gain insight on the frontline from NHS guest lecturers and work experience opportunities at a range of companies and organisations. Our student placements range from large multinational firms, government agencies and the NHS to smaller companies engaged in research, analytical services and manufacturing. This course prepares you for roles in the public and private healthcare sectors. This might include the NHS, the National Blood Service, the Health Protection Agency, Medical Research Council and Health and Safety Executive, forensic laboratories and the pharmaceutical industry. Previous students have gone on to work for Eon, Dyson, ADEY, PS Analytical and E-liquids, GSK, and NHS hospitals. This degree is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, a leading professional body in the field. What you should know about this course
- Ranked #1 University in Kent for Graduate Prospects (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021)
- Our degree is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science
- You focus on real-life clinical case studies and have exciting work experience opportunities in NHS hospitals (depending on available placements)
- Students studying biomedical science can expect to earn up to £30,000 on graduation (HESA, 2020)
- This course is taught at our Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime, Kent.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, on average, students are assessed by: Coursework- 57% Exams- 36% Practical- 7% Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. You can view more information about how each module on this course is assessed within our 'What you will study' section. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
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- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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