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Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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UCAS CODE: B900

Course options

  • 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

The BSc Biomedical Science course explores the scientific basis of medicine and the causes of diseases that affect humankind. Our broad programme covers single cells and molecular processes up to whole body systems and is consistently updated to reflect the latest developments in all of the major biomedical disciplines. As a student of Biomedical Science at Birmingham, you will have the opportunity to undertake an industrial placement year where we will support you to find your ideal placement either in industry or in the biomedical sector, or help you to access financial support to take on summer projects in our own active research laboratories.Core skills developed throughout our integrated curriculum such as communication, organisation, problem solving and analysis are highly valued by graduate employers whichever career path you choose to follow.This programme has been accredited by the Royal Society of Biology following an independent and rigorous assessment. Accredited degree programmes contain a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills, and prepare graduates to address the needs of employers. The accreditation criteria require evidence that graduates from accredited programmes meet defined sets of learning outcomes, including subject knowledge, technical ability and transferable skills.In 2018, the results of the National Student Survey (NSS) showed that 93% of our students were satisfied with the quality of the course and 96% were satisfied with the teaching on the course.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 23,400per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

Typical offer:AAB or ABB + A in Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). Our Unconditional Offer Scheme is available to outstanding applicants.Required subjects and grades:Two science A levels from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Physics; GCSE grade 6/B in Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry (or double award science) if not offered at a higher level.General Studies:Not accepted as part of the minimum 3 A Level subjects.

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 103 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    156 68%

    24th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    14th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    83rd

    39

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