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Biomedical Genetics BSc (Hons)

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE: B901

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • 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.

Professional accreditation

This degree has been accredited by the Royal Society of Biology (RSB).

Accreditation by the RSB recognises academic excellence in the biosciences that educates the research and development leaders and innovators of the future.

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

26 January

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Entry requirements

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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

    37th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 73 22

    54th out of 100 22

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    151 68%

    15th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    36th

    29
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.41 88%

    5th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    135 61%

    35th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    82nd

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    80th

    12

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