Clinical Sciences at Bradford is an accepted and popular graduate route into UK Medical Schools. It is ideal for anyone who wants to combine an interest in science with knowledge and understanding of health and health-related issues. There is a clinical focus and strong emphasis on anatomy, physiology and evidence-based medicine with development of excellent transferable and research skills. This high-quality, multidisciplinary course has been designed to encourage students from a wide range of backgrounds to enter medical and healthcare education. The curriculum has been designed to help you develop knowledge and understanding, attitudes and skills that will promote effective lifelong learning and support professional development – essential skills for any graduate in today’s ever changing and developing world.
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
16 September 2019
Year 1: Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Systems (core), Integrated Medical Sciences (core), Nutrition and Energy (core), Personal and Professional Development, Society and Health (core), Special Studies 1 (core) Year 2: Endocrinology and Neurobiology (core), Personal, Career and Professional Development (core), Special Studies 2 (core), Clinical and Analytical Biochemistry (option), Complementary and Alternative Medicine (option), Genetics and Health (option), Immunology and Haematology (option), Introduction to Accounting and Finance (option), Pathology (option), Skin, Sensation and Movement (option) Year 3: Clinical Pharmacology (core), Economics of Healthcare Management (core), Special Studies and Personal and Professional Development 3 (core), Biology of Disease (option), CNS Mechanisms, Disorders and Therapeutics (option), Common Diseases and their Treatment (option), Research Topics 1 in Cancer Biology and Therapeutics (option), Research Topics 1 in Haematology and Transfusion Science (option), Research Topics 1 in Medical Biochemistry (option), Research Topics 1 in Medical Cell Pathology (option)
The learning, teaching and assessment strategies recognise the wide diversity of educational backgrounds with which students may enter the programme and the different exit points of students and graduates. Consequently, a variety of teaching and learning opportunities and assessment methods are used to reflect the differences in learning styles between students and to address the various learning outcomes for the programme. You are expected to demonstrate greater autonomy in your learning as you progress through the programme. Formative assessments are embedded throughout the programme to monitor your progress . Your knowledge and understanding and discipline skills are developed through lectures, practicals, groupwork, seminars, tutorials and computer-assisted and self-directed learning. Case studies, groupwork, individual assignments, verbal presentations, problem-based learning and a reflective portfolio will be used to develop your personal transferable skills in self-directed learning and reflective practice in preparation for lifelong learning.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||
120 UCAS Tariff points to include A Level Chemistry and Biology with a minimum grade BB and a pass in all Science practicals.
No more than 12 points from Key Skills or any other scheme can count towards the total points, plus GCSE English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry or Dual Award Science at grade C or 4 (GCSE equivalents are not accepted)
|A level||BBB||A Level Chemistry and Biology with a minimum grade BB and a pass in all Science practicals.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||122 UCAS Tariff points from the Access to Medicine Diploma from College of West Anglia or Sussex Downs College to include 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction (including Biology and Chemistry) and 15 Level 3 credits at Merit.|
|Scottish Higher||120 UCAS Tariff points to include Advanced Higher Chemistry at grade C and Advanced Higher Biology at grade C plus Ordinary English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology at grade C|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||
120 UCAS tariff points to include Higher Level Biology at grade 6, Higher Level Chemistry at grade 6 and another Higher Level subject at grade 5.
Plus HL 3 or SL 4 in Maths and English Language and Literature A or English B.
(Language A: Literature, Literature and Performance and Language ab initio are not accepted).
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||120 UCAS Tariff points to include Higher Level Chemistry at H1 and Higher Level Biology at H1 plus Irish Ordinary English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry with a minimum grade of C3, or Irish Higher English Language and Mathematics with a minimum grade of D2|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||See Scottish Higher requirements|
Applications will be screened for evidence of your academic potential, motivation and interpersonal skills plus the experiences and qualities necessary for a future healthcare professional. All short-listed candidates will be invited to a selection day.
The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University.
English Language requirements for International and EU applicants:
IELTS test with an overall score of 6.5 with no sub-test less than 6.0 (or equivalent)
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|