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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our dual Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and Royal Society of Biology (RSB) accredited Biomedical Science degree focuses on current clinical practice. It has been designed to provide you with the necessary academic requirements to allow you apply to become a registered Biomedical Scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). It covers a range of disciplines including microbiology, physiology and immunology, as well as common aspects of medicine and care, such as blood transfusions; and explores the impact on the human body on things like exercise, temperature, and disease.During your time on the course you could get to:- Undertake liver function tests- Learn how to set up and read an ECG- Determine your own blood group- Undertake research to explore new clinical treatments- Practice key techniques used in pathology laboratories like preparing and staining tissue samples, and examining serum samples.By studying at Aston, you’ll have the opportunity to gain invaluable real-world experience in the NHS or industry through an optional placement year: giving you the platform for a career that saves and transforms lives.Designed to make you stand out in the graduate crowd, you could undertake a placement in a hospital, industrial or research laboratory, or in a non-laboratory setting. Our students have completed placements in clinical trial companies, research institutes, pharmaceutical companies, medical sales, biotechnology companies and NHS organisations.Key course benefits:- Dual accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and the Royal Society of Biology (RSB).- Top 15 in the UK for graduate prospects (Biological Sciences, Sunday Times, 2021).- Our optional placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, designed to boost your future employment prospects.- Top 20 in the UK for satisfaction with teaching (Biosciences, Guardian University Guide, 2020).- 92% of BSc Biomedical Science students were satisfied with their course (National Student Survey, 2020).- Top 35 in the UK for Biosciences graduate salaries three years after graduation (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) data, 2020).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,300per year

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A level : BBB

BBB in three A level subjects including Biology.Excluded Subjects: We welcome the following subjects as an additional A level, but not as one of the core three A levels - General Studies, Critical Thinking, Citizenship Studies.BBC in three A level subjects including Biology and B in either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).BCC in three A level subjects including Biology for our contextual offer scheme (more details https: //www2aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextuaI¬offer).We welcome applications fr

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

The Aston international pre-master's programme is for international students who want to accomplish a postgraduate degree at Aston Business School.
Extensive support including help gaining work experience, free English language support and a range of scholarships to help talented international students.
Over 250 partnerships in around 45 countries with a range of high profile institutions across the world, plus an amazing global network of alumni.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 100 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    111 50%

    68th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    11th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    29th

    48

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