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Biomedical Science (with Foundation Year) MSci

Bristol, University of the West of England

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

MSci Biomedical Science (with Foundation Year) is a practice-led course and is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science. The first three years are based around our long-running BSc(Hons) Biomedical Science. You’ll get a strong grounding in modern biomedicine, and study the basic scientific core subjects and the biology of disease, alongside specialist biomedical subjects. Gain wide-ranging experience and develop expertise in the areas that interest you most and work at the cutting-edge of biomedical science, using highly specialised equipment and tools. Build essential practical experience through placements and internships.If you choose the sandwich option, you’ll spend your third year working with an employer or at another university, in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, research or wider sector. This could be in the UK, in Europe or further afield. You’ll then develop your advanced research skills in the final year, working on a project linked to an area of research we’re renowned for, supported by our research-focused academic team. Our graduates work in an increasingly diverse range of roles. Most go into biomedical science, working in research and development for organisations in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors. The broader transferable skills you’ll develop means you could also go into areas like management, finance or marketing.

Application deadline

15 January

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A Pass in a science subject at AS or A2. Points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) can be included towards overall tariff. You must have a minimum of one A-Level.

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With an excellent reputation for graduate employability and industry partnerships, you'll benefit from opportunities to enhance your career prospects.
Bristol is a bustling, welcoming city with a strong multicultural community – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 100 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    112 50%

    63rd

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    66th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    11th

    52

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