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Biomedical Sciences University of Bath Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Gold

University of Bath has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

Find out more about the TEF.

The Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBiomed) provides you with the same core skills and knowledge as the BSc but with a greater exposure to research and advanced practical techniques. You’ll study master's-level units and carry out a major research project, giving you ideal preparation for postgraduate study or a career in research.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code B910
Institution code B16
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAA - A*AB AAA or A*AB in three A levels including A in Biology and Chemistry

If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.

A level Alternative offer
AAB
AAB in three A levels including grade A in Biology and Chemistry plus one of the following:

Grade A in an EPQ
Grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate
Grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives
If you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typical and alternative offer. If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD DDD in the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (RQF).

We are able to consider the above qualifications in Applied Science. It is important that you are covering enough of our essential and preferred optional units to make sure that you have sufficient Biology and Chemistry preparation for our course. Please contact us to discuss the suitability of your optional units before making an application.

You must also have achieved a grade B or 6 in GCSE Mathematics.

See the ‘Combinations of qualifications’ section for information about combinations of A level and BTEC qualifications that we can consider.
Access to HE Diploma D: 36 credits
M: 3 credits
36 credits at Distinction
A pass in the Access to HE Diploma (in Science or Science and Engineering), with at least 36 credits achieved at Distinction and 3 credits achieved at Merit or above. This must include at least 30 credits achieved at Distinction from STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) units, of which at least 9 credits must be from Biology units and 9 credits must be from Chemistry units.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, D3 - D2, D3, M1 D3, D3, D3 or D2, D3, M1
**D3, D3, D3 or D2, D3, M1 in three principal subjects including grade D3 in Biology and Chemistry.

Cambridge Pre-U Alternative offer
D3, D3, M1
D3, D3, M1 in three principal subjects including grade D3 in Biology and Chemistry plus one of the following:

grade A in an EPQ
grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate
grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives
If you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typical and alternative offer.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points 36 points overall and 6, 6, 6 or 7, 6, 5 in three Higher Level subjects including 6 in Higher Level Biology and Chemistry.

We cannot accept Standard Level Chemistry for this course. If you are not studying Biology at Higher Level and you are taking it at Standard Level we may be able to consider you for this course. In this case the typical offer is 36 points with 6, 6, 5 in three Higher Level subjects including 6 in Chemistry plus 7 in the Standard Level Biology.
Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) D*DD D*DD in the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF).

We are able to consider the above qualifications in Applied Science. It is important that you are covering enough of our essential and preferred optional units to make sure that you have sufficient Biology and Chemistry preparation for our course. Please contact us to discuss the suitability of your optional units before making an application.

You must also have achieved a grade B or 6 in GCSE Mathematics. If you are taking ‘Unit 7: Mathematical Calculations for Science’ as part of your BTEC (QCF) qualification, then we can consider you with a grade C or 4 in GCSE Mathematics.

See the ‘Combinations of qualifications’ section for information about combinations of A level and BTEC qualifications that we can consider.
Scottish Advanced Higher AA AA in Advanced Highers
AA in two Advanced Highers including Biology and Chemistry plus AAAAB in five Scottish Highers.

GCSE Mathematics grade C or 4 plus GCSE English grade C or 4 (or equivalent from category C).
For further qualifications information and English Language equivalents, please see:
go.bath.ac.uk/biomed-sci


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Tuition fees can be found on our web pages and are liable to increase annually. UK, EU and Islands fees are regulated by the UK government and are subject to parliamentary approval. For all other fees, you should budget for an increase of up to 5% for every further year of study. For information on tuition fees visit our web pages: http://www.bath.ac.uk/topics/tuition-fees/ For information about our scholarships and bursaries visit: http://www.bath.ac.uk/campaigns/bursaries-and-scholarships-for-undergraduate-students/

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University of Bath
Claverton Down
Bath
BA2 7AY


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