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Course summary

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.
Professional accreditation Our course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. Accredited degrees contain a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills and prepare graduates to address the needs of employers. Specialist facilities Our Verena Holmes building, at the heart of our Canterbury Campus, houses impressive lab equipment, including a full set of science laboratories and an excellent team of highly qualified lab technicians to support you. Location This course is run at our Canterbury Campus in Kent. Canterbury is just 50 miles south-east of London and less than an hour by high-speed train from St Pancras. Located on a UNESCO World Heritage Site the campus offers state-of-the-art buildings, right in the centre of a vibrant and world-famous cathedral city. You’ll benefit from a campus with excellent learning and teaching resources, music venues, a superb sports centre, a well-stocked bookshop and plenty of coffee bars and places to eat. A short walk away is Augustine House our award-winning library and home to a vast range of learning resources and student support teams. Modules For a list of core and likely optional modules, please visit our website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B10F
Institution code:
C10
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please see our website for information.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The fees above are for the 2024/25 academic year but may be subject to change following any announcements by the UK Government (approved by Parliament) regarding maximum Undergraduate tuition fee caps for 2024/25. In addition, the University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time Undergraduate tuition fees mid-course, in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament. The University will publish information about any changes to tuition fees on its website. International Tuition Fees (including EU fees): To be confirmed Undergraduate tuition fees for International students are not subject to the Government’s regulations on maximum tuition fees. The University’s 2024/25 Overseas tuition fees for international students, and information about any mid-course increases, will be published on each course webpage. More details about International student fees and funding and any Scholarships which are available can be found on the following weblink which will be updated for 2024/25 entrants in due course: https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding/international-student-fees-and-funding
Biomedical Science with Foundation Year at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS