University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
With an extra year of integrated study at foundation level, this course opens up opportunities in the sciences if you don't hold the required scientific A-levels or equivalent qualifications, want to change career or simply want to explore the options offered by university-level science before deciding on your specific pathway. The foundation year gives you the support, knowledge and skills you need. On successful completion of the foundation year, you can progress to the Biomedical Science BSc(Hons). Our teaching is informed by research that ensures it is kept relevant and current. You will have the opportunity to complete a project in an active research laboratory. Our researchers are pioneering new approaches to regenerative medicine, asthma and diabetes care, and leading the development of novel biomedical products. You will put theory into practice using specialist equipment, while the optional placement year will prepare you for a future in a range of scientific areas or postgraduate research. Hospital visits and lectures from visiting clinical and biomedical scientists enhance your learning experience and provide professional context for your study. Guaranteed interview scheme for medicine All students on this course who fulfil the eligibility criteria are guaranteed an interview with the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) if they want to pursue a degree in medicine. See the Course in Detail section for information about entry requirements and eligibility.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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:
|UCAS Tariff||72 points|
|A level||DDD||Including two full science A-levels.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP||We will consider applicants who have completed a BTEC Extended Diploma on an individual basis; relevant experience may also be taken into account.|
|Access to HE Diploma||We will consider applicants who have completed an Access course on an individual basis; relevant experience may also be taken into account.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points||Must include Biology and Chemistry at Higher Level, grade 4.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||At least three subjects at grade C/ grade 4 to include English Language, Mathematics and Science.|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|