Medical Science at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS

Course summary

Open the door to a rewarding scientific career. You'll focus on the science that underpins modern medicine. Understand how a healthy human body works, how disease develops and how normal function can be restored. This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology* owning to its academic excellence in bioscience and research. The 21st century presents many health challenges. Studying Medical Science gives the desirable analytical and laboratory skills; provides knowledge and understanding of the human body; how it performs optimally, and the impact of disease. It will prepare you for work in various professional environments or the healthcare sector, where a scientific contribution is made to areas involving the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. This broad science certificate will help you identify and solve problems, lead, and managepeople and be confident in scientific communication; all highly valued competencies across the health sectors giving a strong advantage in the employment market. The teaching and learning environments are interactive and versatile involving structured small group learning, team-based learning, lectures, seminars, online learning, and guest lecturers sharing their expertise. You’ll acquire your laboratory skills in a state-of-the-art level two category SuperLab. You’ll benefit from our innovate teaching and assessment methods to optimise your learning experience and development as scientist.

  • Course accreditation by the Royal Society of Biology acknowledges academic excellence in the biosciences, and highlights
degrees that educate the research and development leaders and innovators of the future. The accreditation criteria require evidence that graduates have met defined learning outcomes, including gaining substantial research experience.


Core Modules: Cellular and Molecular Biology Principles of Biomedical Science Human Anatomy and Physiology Scientific Communication and Professional Skills Fundamentals of Nutrition, Drugs, and Metabolism

Assessment method

We'll make sure you're progressing correctly in a number of ways, including course work, essays, exams, short-answer tests, oral and poster presentations and scientific report writing. We'll use the best methods to make sure you gain a solid understanding of all the relevant subject matter and laboratory skills, but also focus on developing your critical appraisal skills, depth of understanding, and ability to work independently

Professional bodies

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

  • Royal Society of Biology

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Chelmsford Campus
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  • Year 1

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Medical Science at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS