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Applied Medical Sciences BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Gain a thorough grounding in the science underpinning medicine with our new BSc in Applied Medical Sciences.

You will study a comprehensive range of topics, including human anatomy and physiology, cell biology, genetics, pharmacology, and neuroscience, together with their clinical and applied relevance.

You will develop an in-depth understanding of how the human body works, what happens when it goes wrong, how we currently treat disorders, and the potential for novel therapeutics.

This course provides a comprehensive grounding relevant to careers in lab research, medicine and commercial enterprise in the life sciences. We have 3 Employability strands to choose from in your second year (subject to eligibility): Medical Science in Practice, Enterprise and Innovation, and Medical Science in Research.

WHY APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES AT SWANSEA?

A mix of compulsory and optional modules give you the scope to tailor your studies to your particular interests, career goals, or plans for post-graduate study.

You will benefit from access to the state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities at the Medical School, including the anatomy suite and research laboratories.

This degree is part of our ‘Medical Science in Practice’ Pathway to Medicine programme.

YOUR APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES EXPERIENCE

Our approach to learning encourages excellent research and communication skills, incorporating lectures, seminars, practical laboratory sessions, independent learning, and working in small groups.

APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

With a strong entrepreneurial and innovation slant, our BSc in Applied Medical Sciences is ideal if you are interested in a career in emerging science, product development, pharmaceuticals, or biotechnology.

It also provides an excellent base for graduate entry into more clinically focused studies, including medicine or post-graduate research.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 19,050per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

A Levels should include an A in Biology and one other STEM subject (i.e. science, technology, engineering or mathematics).

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 35 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    34th

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