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Studying Medical Science opens the door to a rewarding scientific career.
On this course, you’ll focus on the science that underpins modern medicine. You’ll understand how a healthy human body works, how a disease develops and how normal function can be restored. You’ll gain the laboratory and other practical skills in our Level-2 SuperLab Complex (anglia.ac.uk/superlab).
This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology owning to its academic excellence in bioscience and research.
After graduation, you’ll be in a strong position to pursue a career in the following areas, research scientist, lab technician, scientific writer, medical and healthcare regulations, patent law, data scientist, clinical trials or medical sales. We recommend that you use your first degree to further your studies in medical science or choose a patient-focused discipline such as Physician Associate (two years Masters programme) or complete a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and enter teaching.
If you do not meet the entry requirements for this course, we offer an extended degree, run over 4 years: Medical Science (Extended).
We welcome applications from international and EU students and accept a range of international qualifications.
Year one, core modules:
Cellular and Molecular Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Scientific Communication and Professional Skills, Principles of Human Nutrition, Principles of Biomedical Science, Principles of Metabolism
Year two, core modules:
Essential Physiological Biochemistry, Applied Pathophysiology, Principles of Pharmacology, Fundamentals of Epidemiology, Research Methods
Year three, core modules:
Applied Pharmacology, Biotechnology, Specialist Case Studies, Contemporary Issues in Medical Science, Undergraduate Major Project
We'll make sure you're progressing correctly in a number of ways, including multiple choice tests, essays, practical exams, short-answer tests, reflective essays, oral and poster presentations, scientific report writing and independent project work. In the early stages of your degree we'll use the best methods to make sure you gain a solid understanding of all the relevant subject matter. Later on, we'll focus on developing your critical appraisal skills, depth of understanding, and ability to work independently.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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||Chelmsford Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent) including a pass in Science (Biology or Chemistry are preferred).|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English and Maths.|
Please note that our full 2019 Entry Requirements are still to be confirmed. Please check back soon for updates to these.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.anglia.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/medical-science
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Clearing contact details
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
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Anglia Ruskin University, Admissions Customer Services
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