Learn about the inner workings of the human body through this highly practical course. Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, the course was developed in partnership with practising NHS laboratory scientists.[¥] You will explore the systems that underpin all living organisms from a cellular, tissue, organ and whole-body perspective. Study the diseases that affect each area and the mechanisms the body uses to combat them. Additionally, between your second and final year, you will carry out a year-long industrial placement. Students in previous years have worked at Diamond Light Source, Public Health England, GSK, and Covance. ¥ Accreditation is reviewed periodically. Up-to-date information can be found on the course webpages. For more information, please visit the programme page: https://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/subject-area/biological-sciences-ug/bsc-biomedical-sciences-with-professional-experience
Sample modules may include: *Pathology and Histology *Cancer and Cell Communication *Clinical Biomedicine *Molecular Genetics *Cardiovascular Disease Please check our website for more details about the course structure.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Contextual offers for this programme are typically two grades beneath our standard entry requirement, e.g. BBD including Biology/Chemistry and one other science at grade B.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).|
|TOEFL (iBT)||88||We require a minimum score of 88 overall with no less than 17 in Listening and Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||B||We require a grade B or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.|
|Cambridge English Proficiency||C||We require a grade C or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.|
|PTE Academic||69||We require a minimum score of 69 overall with at least 59 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).|
|Institution's Own Test||Test of English for Educational Purposes (TEEP). We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).|
|Trinity ISE||Merit||We require a Merit in each element from ISE II. If you take ISE III or ISE IV, we require a Pass in each element.|
Full list of acceptable English Language Tests
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|