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UCAS CODE: B102

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Biomedical Science focusses on the function of cells, organs and systems in the human body. At Canterbury Christ Church University, our Biomedical Science Course has been designed to provide you with a broad understanding of the scientific basis of both human health and disease, and to help you learn the critical scientific skills that you need to allow you to succeed in a rapidly changing employment environment. This will provide you with a gateway to life-long learning about issues that will really matter to our shared futureThe course emphasises the development of practical and employment-relevant skills in our newly opened, state-of-the-art laboratories. It offers you the opportunity to receive expert teaching that is informed by and involves you in research in a variety of core topics specifically relevant to human form, function and disease. You will learn how to apply this theoretical scientific knowledge base to active research areas that address contemporary challenges in society. You may also have the option to supplement your degree with an integrated Masters, and/or a work placement in either an academic or industrial environment. Several medically related disciplines are covered in this course, including anatomy and physiology, histology, genetics, biochemistry and microbiology. On completion of your degree, you could follow any one of a wide variety of future graduate-entry career paths. Major employment areas for Biomedical Science graduates include the NHS and the wider healthcare sector, sales and marketing of healthcare and diagnostic products, diagnostic and clinical laboratories, and research and development for the pharmaceutical, diagnostics, medical devices and laboratory instrumentation industries. Alternatively, you may also choose to continue to further study such as postgraduate medicine or you may choose to study towards a Masters or a PhD.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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

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A level : BCC

One of the A levels should be a Science at Grade C or above or equivalent.For this programme you will need a GCSE pass in Mathematics and English Language at grade C or 4 for those currently taking GCSEs.Please see our website for information

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University information

Canterbury Christ Church University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    Canterbury Christ Church University, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU, England

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