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Biomedical Science with Foundation Year University of Suffolk Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Bronze

University of Suffolk has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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Biomedical science is a well-established but nonetheless dynamic and rapidly evolving scientific discipline aimed at improving our understanding of human health and disease. This course utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to provide you with knowledge of workings of human body at molecular, cellular, organ and systems level. Having a strong practical focus the course will provide you with a wide range of practical and analytical skills relevant to a career in biomedical science and wider. The Foundation year offers the fundamentals of biochemistry, biophysics, anatomy, philology.

We aim to help you progress to an employment-ready graduate and hence the course is designed to also equip you with a number of transferable skills that are so highly valued in the current, ever-changing, employment market. The course benefits from a close working relationship with a local NHS trust and is taught by an international team of research-active academics. This ensures that the course is relevant to your future employment, is contemporary and at the forefront of science.

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 J751
Institution code S82
Campus name University of Suffolk
Campus code I

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BBC Applicants are expected to hold A-level Biology at Grade C or above.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Applicants are expected to hold GCSE Mathematics at Grade 4/C or above.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,330 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Clearing Hotline

01473 338352


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