Our practical, lab-based Biomedical Science degree prepares you for a career where you can make a difference.
- Explore the molecular basis of disease and how this can be used in healthcare.
- Learn through a multidisciplinary approach that includes physiology, biochemistry and psychology.
- Develop the knowledge and practical skills you'll need for biomedical and life sciences careers.
Course structure - year one You'll be introduced to the essentials of anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, and microbiology as well as cell biology and genetics. We focus on practical sessions to reinforce theoretical knowledge in the different areas, and help you develop confidence in key practical lab skills. You'll also gain a foundation in academic writing, data collection, analysis and communication. Course structure - year two You'll work on a team project with a focus on research and how to design and conduct experiments to address a scientific question. You'll continue to develop your understanding of different branches of biomedical science, with haematology, immunology and biochemistry being taught alongside pharmacology and toxicology. There will also be options to study broader areas such biotechnology and microbiology. You'll have the option to complete a work placement, giving you real world experience of the biomedical sector. Course structure - year three You'll cover fundamental topics such as clinical biochemistry, medical microbiology, genetics and immunology, all while you look in depth at mechanisms of disease. You'll complete an independent dissertation project, using your research and practical skills to investigate a selected biomedical topic. The dissertation includes elements of project management, completing appropriate ethical and risk assessments, logistical planning and detailed data analysis.
There are a wide range of assessments including practical report writing, essays, investigative reports, blogs, group and individual presentations, lab skills assessments, interpretation tests and exams.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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Bath Spa University
Newton St Loe
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