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Biomedical Science (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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  • Qualification

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

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  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Why choose this course?

Our course has been designed to provide a rich and dynamic student experience, achieved through a partnership between Wrexham Glyndwr University and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board North Wales Clinical Research Centre. The programme is ideally suited to those seeking to study & practice within the biomedical sciences and healthcare sector.

This course:

  • includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study by building on your fundamental science knowledge and academic study skills.
  • has been carefully aligned with the requirements of the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), the Professional Body that accredits the course.
  • offers a flexible programme with named routes to cater for the learning and personal/professional development needs of students wishing to work within a biomedical, clinical and healthcare perspective.
  • is taught by a highly experienced team of Biomedical Scientists, clinicians, clinical scientists, academics, and other healthcare professionals with a range of subject and research expertise.
  • allows students to develop their research skills, explore specialist areas, and complete an independent research project.

Students will:

  • develop knowledge, while analytical skills will be improved by undertaking laboratory-based investigations employing biomedical methodology.
  • undertake a five-week block of laboratory-based work at NWCRC, engaging with researchers and Biomedical Scientists. Additionally, some research projects in both the second and final year of the course may be conducted at the NWCRC.
  • after graduating from this course, be thoroughly grounded in ethical and reflective practice, and have a sound subject-specific and research knowledge base.

Teaching & Assessment

A broad range of assessment methods are used; these include learning journals, group projects, portfolios, coursework, literature reviews, oral and poster presentations, case studies and laboratory reports, and written exams/ in-class tests. Each module is assessed by a variety of methods (e.g. case studies, essays, laboratory reports, presentations, etc.), enabling students to display their full potential. A project dissertation will form one of the final parts of your assessment.

Career prospects

Our Careers & Employability service is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.

The course is integrated through a study of the biology of disease, including modern concepts and applications of biomedical science in research, diagnosis and treatment of clinical disorders. It creates wide-ranging opportunities for employment in fields including hospital pathology laboratories (NHS/private sector), biomedical/pharmaceutical industries, or public health laboratories. I

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,750per year

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UCAS Points : 48


University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

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