Staffordshire University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our Biomedical Science degree provides you with the essential skills required by professional biomedical scientists at our purpose designed Science Centre.
Our BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science degree can lead to a wide range of exciting careers in biomedical sciences. You’ll study in our purpose-built Science Centre under the guidance of specialist academics. Our expertise includes clinical biochemistry, medical microbiology, clinical immunology, cellular pathology and molecular diagnostics. A high proportion of your class contact time will be in the laboratory.
Towards the end of Year 1, you’ll be able to apply for a competitive place on our Applied Biomedical Science route. Ideal if you are looking to become a registered biomedical scientist with the NHS, this route involves taking a 14-week clinical placement and completion of the registration portfolio, which will make you eligible to apply for Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration when you graduate.
On successful completion of study, we will issue:
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science (with a placement year)
You will attend a work placement between the second and final years of the course, our placement staff will work with you to identify a suitable location for your work placement. Please also note that you are responsible for any costs incurred in travelling to and from your work placement, and for any accommodation costs.
Year 1 core units include Bioscience Concepts and Practice, Structure and Function, Building Blocks of Life, Professional Practice for Biomedical Scientists and Biology of Disease.
Year 2 core units include Professional Practice and Placement, Infection Science, Public Health, Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology and Immunology, Biochemistry and Blood Science and Physiological Function.
Year 3: Placement
Year 4 core units include Research Project, Cellular Pathology, Medical Genetics, Human Infectious Disease, Haematology and Transfusion Science and Clinical Immunology.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)|
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
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||
We use UCAS points in our offer making and welcome a wide range of qualifications.
A Level Applicants should be studying Biology (predicted Grade C) or above. BTEC or equivalent applicants should be studying Applied Science.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|