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Biomedical Sciences BSc (Hons)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Study the mechanisms of life and the underlying causes of human disease with Southampton’s BSc Biomedical Sciences degree.Your three -year degree programme provides in-depth training across biomedical sciences with a strong focus on the science driving forward modern clinical practice.Biomedical science is making a difference today in a number of vital areas including investigating potential treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, finding the causes of cystic fibrosis and improving our understanding and treatment of cancer. Your learning will encompass all areas of human physiology and allow you to combine interests in biochemistry, physiology, neuroscience, cell biology, genetics, microbiology and pharmacology. You will develop your biomedical laboratory and research skills under the guidance of our world-leading staff. You can spend a semester studying at a University in Europe or Australasia.You will have the opportunity to extend your degree by a year to gain valuable experience from a year in employment preparing you for your chosen career.Our graduates often progress onto medicine and healthcare pathways, the clinical professions or research.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

AAB to include Biology or Chemistry and one further science subject. A level science subjects considered include Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Psychology, Environmental Studies, Geography and Geology. Where this offer is satisfied by including grades achieved in either Biology, Chemistry or Physics, a Pass in the practical science assessment is additionally required. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics are excluded for entry.Contextual Offer: ABB including Biology or Chemistr


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University information

University of Southampton

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  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 73 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    142 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.52 90%



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