Our IBMS accredited Biomedical Science degree provides you with the essential skills required by professional biomedical scientists at our purpose designed Science Centre. Our BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science degree can lead to a wide range of exciting careers in biomedical sciences. You’ll study in our purpose-built Science Centre under the guidance of specialist academics. Our expertise includes clinical biochemistry, medical microbiology, clinical immunology, cellular pathology and molecular diagnostics. A high proportion of your class contact time will be in the laboratory. The course is accredited by The Royal Society of Biology and the Institute of Biomedical Science (IMBS). Many graduates from our Biomedical Science degree have become registered biomedical scientists in hospital diagnostic laboratories – in specialised areas such as microbiology, immunology, clinical biochemistry and with the Blood Transfusion Service. Further study on research degrees is also a popular choice for many of our graduates, while others have taken on roles in biomedical and clinical research. Work placements You will attend a work placement between the second and final years of the course, our placement staff will work with you to identify a suitable location for your work placement. Please also note that you are responsible for any costs incurred in travelling to and from your work placement, and for any accommodation costs. You will be able to apply for a competitive place on our Applied Biomedical Science route. Ideal if you are looking to become a registered biomedical scientist with the NHS, this route involves taking a clinical placement and completion of the registration portfolio, which will make you eligible to apply for Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration when you graduate. On successful completion of study, we will issue: BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science (with a placement year) If you do not meet our direct entry requirements for degree level study, then a BSc (Hons) with a Foundation Year is available.
Modules Year 1 Practical Skills for Life Scientists Developing Research and Professional Identity Molecular and Cellular Biology Genetics and Diversity Disease, Health and Environment Year 2 Applied Scientific Practice Global Issues and Professional Development Health and Disease (Development and Detection) Interventions and Disease Management Year 3 Placement Year 4 Life Science Research Project Current Advances and Bioethics Diagnostic Pathology Option 1 Option 2 Optional Modules may include*; Genomics and Bioinformatics; Molecular Pharmacology; Toxicology; Applied Parasitology and Medical Entomology; Microbial Genomes and Pathogenesis; Integrated Biology of Disease; The Brain; Managing the Natural World; Conservation Biology; Medical Immunology and Immunotherapy; Cancer Biology and Regenerative Medicine
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