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Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**As a biomedical scientist, you’ll be on the frontline of research into the causes and consequences of diseases of the human body and you'll contribute to diagnosis and management of these conditions.This BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science degree course gives you the knowledge, skills and experience you need for a career in this essential scientific profession and the accreditation to pursue a career in NHS laboratory medicine.**Accredited by:**This course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and the Royal Society of Biology.**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:- Find out about the systems of the human body and the diseases that affect them- Learn about the latest professional practice in pathological disciplines such as haematology and microbiology on one of our optional sandwich placements- Receive award-winning teaching from active researchers and experts who are at the top of their game- Get out of the classroom and put your knowledge to the test in our labs, which are kitted out with industry-leading microscopes, spectroscopy and chromatography equipment**You can also:**Join one of our internationally recognised research groups- Apply to the Erasmus+ exchange scheme, involving a summer research placement at a European university- In the final stage of your course, you’ll carry out a laboratory-based research project. You can complete this project at a partner university in Europe through the Erasmus+ exchange scheme.**Careers and opportunities**You'll graduate from this course as a scientist in training with transferable skills that give you many career options.You can apply to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to join the biomedical science register. This lets you practice as a qualified biomedical scientist when you graduate. You must have completed a period of work-based learning within one of our Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) approved clinical training laboratories to register.You can also apply for Associate Membership of the Royal Society of Biology. This gives you access to professional networks and conferences.**What can you do with a Biomedical Science degree?**Areas you could go onto after the course include:- scientific research- further study on an MSc or PhD programme- teaching- scientific writing and the media- pharmaceutics- instrumentation- further study at medical or dental schoolOur Careers and Employability service gives you support and advice for up to 5 years after you graduate, to help you put your best foot forward after your studies.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 16,400per year

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

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    115 50%

    70th

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    54th

    32

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