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Applied Biomedical Science (Degree Apprenticeship) BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

If you work in a supporting role in a pathology lab environment and want to register as a Biomedical Scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), this 4-year, part-time BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science degree apprenticeship is for you.You'll build on your existing knowledge of working in a pathology lab, learning more about how diseases behave and how this can be exploited in the lab to diagnose disease and monitor patients.You'll learn about the main pathological disciplines and the practical approaches used in their investigations. You'll learn how to interpret data effectively, and have the opportunity to apply what you learn straightaway in your role.You'll study alongside your existing job, and won't need to pay anything towards your course fees.When you complete the course successfully, you can apply to register as a Biomedical Scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You'll have a vital, in-demand skill set, opening paths to roles from diagnosing illnesses such as COVID–19 to establishing whether a patient and donor are compatible for transplantation. **What you'll experience**On this Applied Biomedical Science Degree Apprenticeship course, you'll:- Learn about the main pathological disciplines, including haematology, blood transfusion, microbiology, clinical biochemistry, histology and immunology- Develop your skills in interpreting data in a laboratory context- Have the opportunity to apply for membership to the IBMS, opening up a further portfolio of training courses, and the potential for future professional advancement- Share your experiences with the wider undergraduate biomedical science community, developing both your independence, and your ability to work in a team- Improve your communication skills in scientific and analytical writing, learning how to communicate complex scientific concepts to a broad audience- Learn with a university that has been teaching prospective biomedical science practitioners for more than 40 years- Continue your full-time job as you study, allowing you to put what you learn in to action in the workplace- Have access to the University's student support services and community, including the Library, study support, sports and recreation facilities, and the Students’ Union- Get a personal tutor from the University and a workplace mentor, with 12-weekly reviews of your progress with your tutor and mentor**Careers and opportunities**Never has the role of Biomedical Scientists been so prominent and publicly important. Qualification as a Biomedical Scientist gives you the opportunity to make a significant impact on the health of the nation.Whether it’s testing during a pandemic to enable effective Test, Track and Trace or determining if a patient has active immunity following vaccination, Biomedical Scientists have a significant role to play. When you graduate, you'll be ready to work in a Band 5 Biomedical Scientist role in areas such as:Main pathology disciplines, such as haematology, biochemistry, blood transfusion, microbiology, histology or immunology- Molecular medicine- Genetics- Government and professional researchWith further training and experience, this qualification allows progression to roles such as:- Section leader- Laboratory manager- Consultant Biomedical ScientistYou'll also be able to continue onto qualification routes such as:- Master's- PhD- Professional Doctorate- IBMS professional qualifications- The Scientist Training Programme (STP)

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A level : BBB - AAB

BBB-AAB from A levels, to include Biology plus a second Science subject or Mathematics. For A levels which include a separate science practical component, a pass is desirable and may strengthen an application.All applicants to the Degree Apprenticeship courses must have an acceptable Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics. Acceptable qualifications include GCSE with grade C/4 or above and Functional Skills with Pass - please note that we are not able to accept all kinds of Level 2 qualifications, so if you are

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 77 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    126 58%

    43rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    41st

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    36th

    26

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