Biomedical Sciences (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course Overview On our BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science (Foundation Entry) course you’ll learn all about health and disease, developing your knowledge of how the human body functions and gaining the skills you need to progress to a full honours degree. Why study with us

  • Our course covers aspects of modern day biomedicine, including biochemistry, microbiology, physiology, pharmacology and molecular biology.
  • You’ll gain key practical skills in our modern, spacious and well-equipped laboratory facilities.
  • You’ll have the chance to go on an optional sandwich placement year and gain valuable industry experience.
What you’ll do
  • Enhance your practical skills with a variety of hands-on Biology and Chemistry laboratory sessions and Physics workshops.
  • You can use this foundation year as an opportunity to get to know other foundation students on different science-based degree programmes.
  • The research activities of our staff enhance our teaching and will enrich your learning experience. Our courses are shaped by research-informed teaching.
Accreditations
  • This course is accredited by the IBMS, which is essential if you're looking for employment in hospital pathology laboratories. The IBMS is the professional body for biomedical scientists and support staff - advancing knowledge and setting professional standards.
Future careers Your Biomedical Science Foundation Entry Degree could lead to work in diagnostic and pathology laboratories, in hospitals and other medical institutions, or you could work in areas such as toxicology.

Modules

Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B334
Institution code:
C30
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
U

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £9,250, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Biomedical Sciences (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS