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Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-OCT-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

From cancer-screening to blood transfusions, from infections to genetic diseases; Biomedical Scientists research the causes and diagnosis of diseases and the effectiveness of the medicines that cure them. You apply the concepts of biochemistry and cell biology to the study of health and disease in the human body. Our multidisciplinary approach means you learn skills that are at the forefront of advances in medical research.At Essex, our research focuses on genetic diseases, infection and immunity, and age-associated conditions such as cancer.On our BSc Biomedical Science, you study areas including:- The human immune system- Pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria- Haematology and blood transfusion- Cell pathology- Mechanisms of neurological diseasesYou discover the molecular basis of cellular dysfunctions, and describe modern strategies to diagnose and treat them.Visit our biomedical science subject page for more information and content.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,050per year

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Including Chemistry or Biology plus a second science or Mathematics.

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 77 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    107 49%

    67th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    27th

    3

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