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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why Biomedical Science?**Our Biomedical Science degree will prepare you for a fascinating future career, whether you wish to graduate to a role in medical research and health services, or move on to professional training in medicine, dentistry, nursing or teaching. Entering a field at the forefront of pioneering advances in medicine, you’ll explore highly relevant and current issues across a range of themes including biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, haematology and virology. You’ll also be able to develop specialisms in advanced areas from biotechnology to neurobiology, toxicology to cancer medicine and more.Our course is very practically-focused and you’ll develop your skills in cutting-edge biomedical laboratory facilities. A series of health laboratory challenges will help build your abilities and confidence in the diagnosis, monitoring, treatment and prevention of disease, before you progress to laboratory research of your own choosing. Work-based modules, ranging from short internships to year-long placements, also give you opportunities to gain real-world experience. This will help further enhance your employment prospects in a wide range of sectors, which are increasingly seeking graduates with biomedical science skills. **Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual.Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.**Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day online at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.****After the course**Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan.*Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.**Experience an open day**Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already.**To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/Courses, email us on enquiries@glos.ac.uk or call 03330 14 14 14.**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,700per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBC

A Levels must include at least one of the following subjects Biology, Human Biology or Chemistry .

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 103 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    112 49%

    75th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    65th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    92nd

    90

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