University of West London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biomedical Science with Foundation Year

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Course summary

This course is designed to enhance your knowledge of biological and medical sciences to enable understanding and to analyse the basis of human disease. It will involve the study and knowledge of the human body, to conduct medical research on a variety of common health conditions. There are various areas to specialise in for example, genetics, microbiology, and Immunology. The course will prepare you with the required skills needed to become a biomedical scientist, such as practical skills for performing the research to make a breakthrough; technical skills for maintaining high tech machines and equipment; communications skills to report on the results of the patient’s samples and analytical skills for reviewing test results; numeracy skills for analysing statistics and data and organisational skills, providing a methodical approach to prioritise workloads based on urgency. At the end of the degree, you will be trained to study medicine or become a consultant biomedical scientist. This course includes a foundation year. On graduation you can pursue a career in a wide range of careers in healthcare, working in the NHS, medical research laboratories and/or teaching in academia, pharmaceutical research or biomedical product marketing. You may decide to pursue a medicine or dentistry degree.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H161
Institution code:
W05
Campus name:
Main site - West London
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Must include a science subject at level 3. GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade 4/C or above, plus 2 further sciences.


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Tuition fees for academic year 2023/24 are TBC.
Biomedical Science with Foundation Year at University of West London - UCAS