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Course summary

This study programme is designed to provide you with an understanding of the causes, diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. You will graduate with a knowledge of the pathogenesis of disease and how disease disrupts the normal function of the human body. On graduation, you will be eligible for employment as a biomedical scientist in the National Health Service and Public Health Service laboratories. In addition, job opportunities exist in the Blood Transfusion Service Laboratories; pharmaceutical and healthcare industries; forensic laboratories; sales and marketing in the healthcare field; education and research. Once you graduate you will become eligible for state registration as a Biomedical Scientist and membership of the Institute of Biomedical Science. Typical job titles of recent graduates: Trainee Biomedical Scientist, Clinical Trials Associate, Drug Safety Coordinator, Medical Representative, Lab Scientist, Microbiologist, Research Assistant, Tissue Culture Technologist, Donor Transplant Assistant. Typical employers of recent graduates: Pfizer, Denfleet Pharma Ltd, Health Protection Agency, GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, NHS Trusts, Lark Technology.

Professional bodies

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

  • Royal Society of Biology

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
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

2023 entry requirements are under review and will be updated by August. The requirements listed above are for 2022 entry.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS of 6.0 with 5.5 in each band is required for those for whom English is not their first language.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Biomedical Science at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS