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Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

De Montfort University

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UCAS CODE: B940

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Biomedical science is the term for the investigations carried out on samples of tissue and body fluids to diagnose disease and monitor the treatment of patients.A biomedical science degree is highly sought after in NHS pathology centres, forensic science laboratories, research institutions and the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Successful graduates can benefit from entering a dynamic profession with long-term career prospects in research, specialised laboratory work, education and management.Our course is professionally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, which enables our graduates to gain the necessary skills and qualifications sought by employers.You’ll study a range of topics including anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, immunology and more. Throughout the course, you’ll be exploring the analytical skills needed in modern biomedical science, along with research and diagnostic techniques.Key features• Professionally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, so you graduate with skills and qualifications sought by employers.• Our graduates have gone on to work in diagnostic laboratories in both the public and private sectors, NHS pathology centres, research institutions and the biotechnology industry, in roles as biomedical scientists, laboratory assistants, associate practitioners, pharmacology technicians, as well as lectures and researchers within Higher Education.• Register as a Biomedical Scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council after a period of clinical laboratory training (this can be completed as part of your optional placement year).• Gain industry experience during an optional placement year*. Our students have worked in a number of NHS pathology centres, as well as in research laboratories at organisations including the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Public Health England.• Benefit from an international experience through our DMU Global programme*, which has seen students conducting Biomedical Science workshops, for example, on topics including malaria and sickle cell disease to high school students in Zimbabwe.• You will study a range of modules including anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology and the core analytical skills of modern biomedical science. Throughout the course, you’ll be exploring the analytical skills needed in modern biomedical science, along with research and diagnostic techniques**DMU’s careers and employability service, known as DMU Works, was awarded the Best University Careers/Employability Service at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards in February 2021. We understand university is a huge investment, and our careers commitment to you is not simply to help you secure a job, but to equip you with the skills to thrive, adapt and innovate in our ever-changing world.**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,750per year

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120 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A2 subjects and must include Human Biology, Biology or Chemistry at grade C or better

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

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