Bangor University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Bangor University (Prifysgol Bangor)

Biomedical Science with Foundation Year

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Course summary

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To prepare students for our Biomedical Science degree, our Foundation Year provides the basic, but essential understanding of biological and chemical principles that underpin the field. During your foundation year, as well as gaining practical laboratory skills and developing your academic skills, you’ll get a through grounding in a variety of topics that underpin degrees in the field of medical sciences with these subject areas being taught with a focus on how they relate to the field of medical sciences in particular. It is an ideal course if you have an interest in Biomedical Science or a desire to enter a related career but do not currently have the necessary scientific background to enter our 3 year programme. The Foundation Year is also designed to prepare students for our other undergraduate degree programmes, B100 Medical Sciences, and B103 Medical Biology and there is the possibility to transfer onto one of these programmes, subject to successfully passing the Foundation Year. Biomedical Science is concerned with the integration of a wide range of subjects that underpin the scientific investigation of human health and disease. This course is designed to give you an understanding of the biology of disease, including modern concepts and applications of biomedical science in the research, diagnosis, and treatment of clinical disorders. You’ll be encouraged and supported to assimilate knowledge from core biological sciences to develop skills in the more specialised biomedical disciplines of clinical biochemistry, cellular pathology, haematology, and medical microbiology. ‘Placement Year’ and 'International Experience Year’ options are available for this course. You will have the opportunity to fully consider these options when you have started your course at Bangor and can make an application for a transfer onto such a pathway at the appropriate time. You can find more information about these options on our website and if you have any questions, please get in touch.

Course details

Modules

For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B112
Institution code:
B06
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We are happy to accept combinations of the qualifications listed above, as well as alternative Level 3 qualifications such as: Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), City & Guilds Advanced Technical Diplomas, Cambridge Technical Certificates and Diplomas; Irish Leaving Certificate. We also welcome applications from mature learners and/or those with other qualifications are considered on individual merit.


English language requirements

For the most up-to-date information on acceptable English Language proficiency qualifications, please visit our webpage below.

https://www.bangor.ac.uk/international/future/englishlanguage


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
58%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees and scholarship information for International applicants can be found here: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/international/tuition
Biomedical Science with Foundation Year at Bangor University - UCAS