St George's, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: St George’s, University of London

Biomedical Science MSci

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Course summary

Biomedical scientists work at the cutting edge of research and medicine, helping to solve some of the most threatening diseases and conditions facing humankind. Biomedical science has laid the foundation for medical breakthroughs in everything from COVID-19 to cancer, diabetes to heart disease, bone strength to brain development and more. St George’s Biomedical Science MSci is a four-year programme which integrates a year of master’s-level study, aimed at students who plan to have a career in the research field or extend their experience of laboratory-based biomedical science. Our curriculum offers flexibility to better prepare you for a career in healthcare or medicine; you will gain experience and skills that are transferable to employment or further study and will equip you to apply for PhD courses or research posts in industry. In the first three years of the course you will follow the curriculum of our Biomedical Science BSc, with extra modules to develop your research skills. In Year 3 you’ll have the chance to focus your learning in one of 10 specialisms. In the final year you will complete an extended research project, which will help you to develop the more advanced practical and research skills required for a research career. Course highlights

  • Learn anatomy in a dissection room through demonstrator-led sessions (prosection).
  • Develop essential lab techniques in our modern teaching and research laboratories.
  • Excellent links with industry and employers, which will give you a head-start in finding a job when you graduate.
  • Option to undertake integrated Professional Training Year within private industry, a research institution, a government body or the NHS to further develop your knowledge, practical skills and increase your employability.
About St George’s, University of London Established in 1752, St George’s is the UK’s specialist health university and is dedicated to medical and health sciences education, training and research. We share our site with a major London teaching hospital, which is both on the clinical frontline for a diverse local community and a centre of excellence for specialist conditions. At St George's, you’ll study in a clinical setting with like-minded individuals working across a variety of healthcare professions. St George’s has enjoyed an outstanding track record of research and innovation in infectious disease ever since the ‘father of vaccinology’ and St George's alumnus, Edward Jenner, created the world’s first vaccine (against smallpox). Recent research has included a focus on tuberculosis, malaria, HIV in low and middle-income countries and COVID-19.

Course details

Modules

You can find extensive information about the modules you can expect to study on this course on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/courses/biomedical-science#study

Assessment method

Progress is judged by a mixture of in-course assessment and written exams. Each year’s marks contribute towards the final degree. A variety of examination types may be used during the course, including short and long answer questions, single best answer questions, calculation and data analysis problems, essay questions, Objective Structured Practical Examinations where you demonstrate knowledge of structure and function in the dissecting room, oral examinations where you answer questions from a panel of examiners. You can find detailed information about assessment methods for this course on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/courses/biomedical-science#study


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B942
Institution code:
S49
Campus name:
St George's, University Of London
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

You can find extensive information about the support St George's provides for International students on our website: https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/offer-holders/international-student-support. This includes guidance on the visa application process, preparing for your studies, enrolment, support during your studies, and English language requirements.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applications from applicants around the world. For information on the requirements for your country, please visit the International Qualifications page on our website.

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

https://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduate-courses/biomedical-science-msci


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall (including minimum 6.5 in Writing and a 6 in all other components)

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
49%
Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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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 £19250 Year 1
International £19250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Biomedical Science MSci at St George's, University of London - UCAS