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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    St George's, University Of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Biomedical science is the scientific study of human biology, health and disease. This BSc degree is designed to give you a grounding in the subject to prepare you for a career in medicine or research, including specialist areas such as cancer research, disease research, drug development and forensics. We have excellent links with industry and employers, which gives you a head-start in finding a job when you graduate. This degree covers fundamental aspects of cell and molecular biology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, genetics, and investigations of the disease process including diagnosis and treatment. The first two years include comprehensive training in anatomy, and you will have the opportunity to observe whole-body dissection. In year 3, the flexible curriculum will give you the opportunity to focus on an area of interest to help prepare for your career in healthcare or medicine. The current options are: Anatomy, Behavioural Medicine, Cell & Molecular Biology, Genomics, Clinical Bioscience, Global Health, Immunity & Infection, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, and Physiology & Psychiatry. Your specialisation will be reflected in your degree title when you graduate unless opt for the general degree title.You will also have the opportunity to apply to undertake professional training between years 2 and 3. This can be at one of a variety of institutions from within the NHS or industry, in the UK or overseas. This will increase your employability by giving you professional experience and improving your skills in the environment of a relevant industry.Depending on your grades, at the end of your degree you may have the opportunity to transfer onto either our Biomedical Science MSci or our Medicine (MBBS) course. **Course highlights**- Learn anatomy in the dissection room, through demonstrator-led sessions (prosection)- Specialist Image Resource Facility (IRF) which is led in collaboration with Nikon as a hub for advanced microscopy - Optional integrated professional training year within private industry, research institutions, government bodies or the NHS - Opportunity to progress onto the Biomedical Science MSci or to transfer into our Medicine MBBS (Graduate Entry) course- Good graduate prospects and extensive career path options, including medicine, cancer research, disease research, drug development and forensics - Careers advice embedded into our teaching**About St George’s, University of London**As the UK’s specialist health university, we’ve been improving health for over 250 years. Our close links with healthcare providers and our shared campus with one of the UK’s largest teaching hospitals, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, means St George’s will provide you with a unique taste of what your future working life holds.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 18,500per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

Biology and Chemistry plus one other subject.General Studies and Key Skills not accepted. Adjusted criteria: If you attend a non-selective state school or college in England, you may be eligible to receive an adjusted A-Level offer two grades lower than the standard.You must meet all other academic and non-academic entry requirementsResits We will consider applications from applicants that are re-sitting their A levels (including AS levels and modular resits) over 3 years. We will consider your application if you are re

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University information

St George's, University of London

  • University League Table

    59th

  • Campus address

    St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, Wandsworth, SW17 0RE, England

A specialist institution focused on the teaching of healthcare and science subjects.
A network of supportive healthcare professionals and students.
A unique campus shared with London’s largest teaching hospital, gives students access to clinical experience on site.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 103 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    145 64%

    37th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.49 70%

    100th

    5

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