Healthcare Science (Life Sciences) BSc (Hons)

University of Bradford

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Course Summary

The BSc (Hons) in Healthcare Science takes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of human disease.It examines the causes of disease, and the effects of disease on the normal structure and functions of the human body. You’ll gain a firm understanding of the scientific basis for laboratory investigation, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease.The programme also develops and applies new technologies that help improve patient care.In year 3, you will specialise in one of the following pathways:- Genetics- Cellular Sciences- Infection Sciences- Blood SciencesEach pathway contains a work-based training placement, which is integrated with the academic content. This provides invaluable applied experience, developing your skills and boosting your employability. Every effort will be made to accommodate your preference of specialist pathway. This is, however, dependent on placement provision available at the time.On graduation, you’ll be able to practice as a HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist in NHS Pathology laboratories.**Professional accreditation**This course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), National School of Healthcare and Science (NSHCS) and Health Education England, and has approval from the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

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120 UCAS tariff points to include A Level Biology or Chemistry at grade BPlease note we accept Extended project points but not General Studies.

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£9,250 per year

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