Explore human health and disease with our extended biomedical science degree. This course includes a foundation year and requires lower entry points than our three-year degree. Our extended degree in biomedical science explores human health and disease. We focus on many areas of medical and biosciences, examining the mechanisms of disease, diagnostic pathways and therapeutic intervention. Our lecturers are experienced academics in areas including cell biology, cancer biology, microbiology and haematology. This extended biomedical science course begins with a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level learning. After this, you'll progress to our three-year degree, which includes practical modules, real-life clinical case studies and a research project. The course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, a leading professional body in the field. We provide exciting work experience opportunities at a range of organisations, from multinational firms, government agencies and the NHS to smaller companies engaged in research, analytical services and manufacturing. You'll graduate ready for roles in the public and private healthcare sectors, from the NHS, Medical Research Council and Health and Safety Executive to forensic laboratories and pharmaceutical companies. Former students have gone on to work for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Dyson, Eon, PS Analytical, E-liquids and NHS hospitals. What you should know about this course
- This degree includes a foundation year to improve your academic writing, computing skills, scientific knowledge and more
- Once this is complete, the course is identical to the three-year degree
- If you have the ability but not the qualifications, this course is your first step to graduation
- Students studying biomedical science can expect to earn up to £30,000 on graduation (HESA, 2020)
- This course is taught at our Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime, Kent.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, on average, students are assessed by: Coursework- 56% Exams- 28% Practical- 17% Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
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