The foundation year will introduce you to study at university and your chosen subject. It also provides a highly supportive environment where you can develop your self-confidence. Our BSc Biomedical Science has been designed to provide you with a broad understanding of the scientific basis of both human health and disease, and to help you learn the critical scientific skills that you need to allow you to succeed in a rapidly changing employment environment. In our state-of-the-art laboratories you’ll develop the practical skills desired by industry employers and have the chance to undertake specialist training to meet your own individual career aspirations, including an optional placement, internships where available, and volunteer opportunities. Several medically related disciplines are covered in this course, including anatomy and physiology, histology, genetics, biochemistry and microbiology. In addition to lectures, seminars, and workshops, you'll complete intensive practical weeks. Top reasons to study with us
- 100% of our students were satisfied overall with their course in the subject area of Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry. National Student Survey 2022
- You’ll be taught by a dynamic team of research-active staff who are committed to providing a rich learning environment that is stimulating and fun.
- Our Life Sciences Industry Liaison Lab is located at Discovery Park, which is a thriving part of the South East’s life science community. Here you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with scientists involved in research and development from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life sciences industries.
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
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The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
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*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.