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The ever-expanding field of biomedical engineering combines scientific and engineering principles to create and improve medical technology. As a Biomedical Engineering with foundation year undergraduate, you’ll have the opportunity to join the next generation of engineers and contribute to the advancement of this important industry. If you’re skilled in science and want to make a difference in the healthcare industry, our Biomedical Engineering with foundation year degree course could give you the opportunity to fulfil your goals and reach your full potential. Incorporating elements of engineering, health, biology and sport, biomedical engineering is concerned with the design, development and technical support of medical equipment used by the healthcare industry. The foundation year is the first year of this degree, offering an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of engineering, biology and mathematics. It’s designed to prepare you for degree level study. This course aims to provide you with a good grounding in biomedical engineering principles and related subjects like biomechanics, application of engineering materials and product design. Run in collaboration with the University’s specialists in human movement science, the course also presents opportunities to learn more about how biomedical engineering supports rehabilitation for a diverse population, from general public patients, to professional athletes. We offer access to the latest technology, high-specification laboratory equipment and the chance to work with internationally recognised research teams. You’ll also benefit from varied teaching and interactive learning opportunities designed to help you develop and apply problem solving, modelling and analytical skills, based on theory and practice..
Information about the modules offered as part of this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||Your Level 3 subjects must include mathematics or a science subject; for instance, A-level Biology/Physics or BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science/Engineering. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English, Mathematics and Science. Please note that Health and Social Care is not acceptable as a science subject. To help you understand what UCAS points are equivalent to, in terms of grades, please visit the University of Bolton’s webpage below for some examples of grades from popular qualifications: https://www.bolton.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/ucas-tariff/|
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).|
We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|