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Biomedical Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Course description

  • The course focuses on developing your practical laboratory skills, so you'll gain first-hand experience of lab work from year one
  • You'll also spend time honing your interpersonal skills and general employability, so you can move on to a diverse range of careers in clinical and public health laboratories, industry and research settings
  • The course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science. Once successfully completed, this degree will fast-track your journey towards registration as a biomedical scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • All of our teaching team are active researchers as well as teachers, so they will be able to share some of the latest findings and innovative thinking from the human health field.

Careers

You will graduate with skills that put you at the forefront of advances in medical health. Biomedical science is key to any healthcare science and allows you to pursue a career in a broad range of fields, such as clinical sciences, pharmaceutical science, and biomedical research. However, thanks to the focus on employability and interpersonal skills within this programme, you won't be limited to a clinical role.

You’ll be well prepared for jobs such as:

  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Research Scientist​
  • Medical Professional​
  • Health Care Specialist​
  • Pharmaceutical Researcher​
  • Lecturer​
  • Teacher​
  • Scientific Writer​
  • Pharmaceutical Sales​ Executive
  • Clinical Trials Co-ordinator

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,045per 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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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 100 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    116 52%

    59th

    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    46.0 46%

    90th

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    9th

    47

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