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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

On our Biomedical Science BSc(Hons) degree course, you’ll practise the skills relevant to working in a clinical laboratory. The course will explore key subject areas such as blood science, anatomy, physiology and pathology, preparing you for a range of careers in healthcare including diagnostics and clinical research. By delivering a curriculum that is relevant to the needs of society, this degree will also provide opportunities for employment in other areas such as teaching, government agencies, pharmaceutical and biotech-industries. * In the early stages of the degree, you’ll study alongside our other biological science students, building up your knowledge in the core subject areas of medical pharmacology, microbiology and biochemistry. * In final year you'll explore some of the latest developments in biomedical science, guided by expert staff with doctoral-level expertise in a range of subjects. * You'll study the prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of numerous chronic diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, diabetes and heart disease. You'll also have the opportunity to explore the science of drug addiction and mental disorders such as epilepsy. * You'll have guidance on the various career pathways in Biomedical Science delivered by qualified Biomedical Scientists. * In your third year, you have the option to step out of the classroom and into the real world on an optional work experience year working in a research lab or industrial placement. This is when you’ll really be able to see your knowledge in action, pick up valuable skills for your future career and boost your employability to help you hit the ground running after graduation. Additional costs: Optional purchase of academic textbooks. For example, the book series Fundamentals of Biomedical Science (Oxford University Press). Books are between £26 and £43 each. Copies are available in the University library.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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including a grade B in a relevant Science subject. The endorsement for practical work is an essential part of Science A-Level study, and is a requirement for entry to our degree course.

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University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 100 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    122 55%

    47th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    18th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    17th

    22

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