Biomedical Science (Foundation) at Kingston University - UCAS

Course summary

Why Choose Kingston

  • This degree is currently being re-accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).
  • You’ll gain first-hand experience of a busy research or diagnostic laboratory.
  • There is an opportunity to do a placement year in NHS laboratories, research institutes or drug companies.
  • Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.
About the Course Biomedical Science is a course that covers a huge range of topics, such as cancer screening, diagnosing HIV, blood transfusion, the control of infections, immunology and conditions such as cancer and heart disease. It could be the ideal course for you if you enjoy laboratory investigation and the monitoring of diseases. You’ll be introduced to biological and chemical principles, molecular and cell biology, physiology, anatomy, biochemistry, and relevant laboratory techniques. You’ll also independently research a subject that interests you. This might include a laboratory-based project, analysis of survey information, or a review of scientific literature. Future Skills Embedded within every course curriculum and throughout the whole Kingston experience, Future Skills will play a role in shaping you to become a future-proof graduate, providing you with the skills most valued by employers such as problem-solving, digital competency, and adaptability. As you progress through your degree, you'll learn to navigate, explore and apply these graduate skills, learning to demonstrate and articulate to employers how future skills give you the edge. At Kingston University, we're not just keeping up with change, we're creating it. Career opportunities This degree provides excellent preparation for careers in science, health and education, and postgraduate studies, such as medical and research degrees.


Example modules – Pathobiology (Biology of Disease). – Clinical Chemistry and Haematology (Blood Sciences). – Clinical Immunology and Medical Microbiology. For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston university course webpage.

Assessment method

Teaching includes lectures, practicals, case studies and tutorials. Assessment includes coursework exercises, presentations, poster presentations, reports, tutorials and end-of-module exams.

Professional bodies

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

  • Biomedical Science, Institute of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £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 .

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Biomedical Science (Foundation) at Kingston University - UCAS