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Course summary

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. All routes except part time of this degree are accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, a leading professional body in the field. What you should know about this course

  • Our degree is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science
  • Exciting work experience opportunities in NHS hospitals (depending on available placements)
  • You focus on real-life clinical case studies to enhance your understanding
  • This course is taught at our Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime, Kent.

Modules

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.

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. 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.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Biomedical Science, Institute of

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We make Contextual offers to this programme. Applicants that meet specific eligibility criteria will be made a contextual offer with a reduced tariff of up to 16 UCAS Tariff points. Other entry requirements such as GCSEs, Interview, etc., will still need to be met. For further information, please see our Contextual Admissions policy. We also accept a combination of different level 3 qualifications provided they meet the subject requirements and overall tariff requirements.

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

https://www.gre.ac.uk/undergraduate-courses/engsci/biomedical-science-bsc-hons/2024


English language requirements

We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees are currently set for 2024/25 entry. For more information, please visit: https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/fees

Sponsorship information

We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies

Biomedical Science at University of Greenwich - UCAS