Cardiff Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)

Biomedical Sciences (Health Exercise and Nutrition) (3 Years or 4 Years including Foundation)

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Course summary

The professionally accredited BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences (Health, Exercise & Nutrition) pathway at Cardiff Met focuses on the scientific study of all aspects of lifestyle, and the strategies that can be employed to improve health. We are in the vanguard of innovative biomedical study of major health crises such as the physical inactivity and obesity epidemics. Recent Highlights: 100% student satisfaction for two years running (National Student Survey, 2018/19 and 2019/20) Contributed to Cardiff Met’s position as Top Welsh University for BioSciences (Guardian University Guide, 2020/21) Contributed to Cardiff Met’s position in Top 20 UK Universities for BioSciences (Guardian University Guide, 2020/21) Emphasis is placed on the role that exercise, health promotion and nutrition contribute to this end. This Biomedical Sciences (Health, Exercise & Nutrition) pathway includes a series of fundamental science-based modules in human physiology, nutrition, biochemistry and psychology. The pathway is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology for the purpose of meeting in part the academic and experience requirement for Membership and Chartered Biologist (CBiol). Common First Year Please note that the BSc Biomedical Science degree and the BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences with Health, Exercise & Nutrition pathway share a common first year. On successful completion of the first year, students can decide which degree to follow from year two onwards.

Professional bodies

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

  • Royal Society of Biology

How to apply

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Cardiff Met - Llandaff
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

To view the entry requirements for the Foundation year, please refer to Cardiff Met course pages – If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you

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

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.
PTE Academic52No element lower than 51
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL Internet required.
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
EU £15000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For additional costs relating to this programme, please refer to
Biomedical Sciences (Health Exercise and Nutrition) (3 Years or 4 Years including Foundation) at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS