Biomedical Science at University of Chester - UCAS

Course summary

This IBMS-accredited course enables you to gain an in-depth understanding of human health and disease, in addition to developing essential laboratory skills needed to become an employable biomedical scientist or researcher. This course is designed for those wishing to gain employment as biomedical scientists and clinical scientists in the NHS, or those wishing to pursue scientific research within academia, industry or the healthcare sector. As such, it leads to a professionally recognised qualification, being externally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). We have strong links with local hospitals and NHS pathology labs to further develop your understanding of the profession. This course will prepare you for a number of careers in and out of science, such as carrying out research into disease mechanisms and cell biology or medical writing. Biomedical Science is taught by enthusiastic academic and professional staff who will provide continuous support throughout your studies at Chester Medical School. The academic staff are research active and continually strive to promote research within areas of biomedical science, in which they have published research findings and discussed their work at national and international conferences. You will have the opportunity to join a research team to undertake your research dissertation in the final year.

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Learning is assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework. The overall balance between these two forms of assessment is approximately 50:50. Coursework assessments may consist of laboratory reports, data handling exercises, essays, poster and oral presentations, allowing a full range of skills to be developed. The end-of-module assessment is normally by examination, consisting of a combination of multiple choice questions (MCQs), short answer or long answer questions.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Biomedical Science, Institute of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B940
Institution code:
C55
Campus name:
Chester
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.
Biomedical Science at University of Chester - UCAS