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Biomedical Genetics BSc (Hons)

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE: B901

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This accredited biomedical genetics degree will equip you with an in-depth knowledge of how genes affect health and disease, so you're ready for a career at the forefront of the medical genetics industry.

Course overview

Our Biomedical Genetics BSc Honours degree focuses on developing your scientific and experimental skills to ensure you graduate prepared for your rewarding career in science.

We are a National Centre of Excellence in biomedical research and you will be taught by our world-leading and expert staff. You will graduate with a cutting-edge knowledge of the industry.

Studying a range of topics, from biochemistry, microbiology and physiology to evolution and genomics, our varied, but in-depth curriculum allows you to find your interests in the field.

You will further your research skills through your final-year project. This gives you the practical experience of planning and conducting research that employers seek.

Teaching methods

You'll learn through a combination of lectures, practical laboratory classes and small group seminars.

You also have the chance to attend optional research talks, aimed especially at first-year students, as part of our biomedicine+ programme.

Your future

Our biomedical genetics students are in high demand when they complete their degrees. 100% of graduates from our Biomedical Genetics BSc degree programme were in work or further study within six months of graduating.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,400per year

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

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A level : AAB - AAA

AAA-AAB including Biology or Chemistry, plus at least one from: Mathematics or Further Mathematics; Physics; Psychology; Biology; or Chemistry. Use of Mathematics, World Development, communication and Culture and Critical Thinking not accepted.GCSE Chemistry, Biology or Combined Science (minimum grade A or 7) required if Biology and Chemistry are not offered at A or AS level.

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    148 65%

    31st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    55th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    68th

    16

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