Applied Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

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  • Subject Ranking


    10 (Biological Sciences)
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    / 100
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    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

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Course Summary

This programme has been designed to meet the needs of the NHS and develop biomedical scientists who play a vital role in modern healthcare. UWS works in partnership with NHS laboratories and the Health and Care Professions Council to equip you with the theory and practical skills necessary to become a biomedical scientist.A 12-month optional placement is available to students undertaking Biomedical Science. Applied Biomedical Science students undertake a compulsory 15-week work placement in a hospital laboratory2.Applied Biomedical Science graduates can gain positions as Biomedical Scientists with starting salaries around £24,000 per annum. Biomedical Science graduates start at a slightly lower grade and undertake training while employed in the NHS. Our graduates can be found in teaching (primary and secondary), research, nursing and often undertake further study in pharmacy, medicine and dentistry.BSc Hons Biomedical Science and BSc Hons Applied Biomedical Science are accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.

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  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

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Including Biology or Human Biology

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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About this University

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is a dynamic, modern university that ensures its graduates are ready to meet the demands of their chosen profession. The university's four West of Scotland campuses are within easy reach of some of Scotland's most amazing scenery, as well as close to the exciting cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh; and the UWS London campus is in the heart of one of the world's most bustling cities.


Lanarkshire Campus


Eco Campus, Stephenson Place Hamilton International Technology Park


G72 0LH