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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary:**- Develop the skills and knowledge required to become an accredited biomedical scientist.- Apply the latest research and advances in technology to understanding, diagnosis and treatment of disease.- Undertake a research project in an area of your choice.- Take the opportunity to apply for a year long placement where you will apply your knowledge and skills to a working situation.- Transfer to the MSci route for a specialist year of research intensive study working alongside our internationally recognised researchers.You will gain an in-depth understanding of biomedical science and its application in medicine, research and the scientific industry. This is an academically challenging course which will develop your practical and digital skills preparing you for a career as a graduate scientist.**How you learn:**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.Through the study of modules such as human physiology and anatomy and cell biology and biochemistry you will gain an in-depth understanding of the human body. Modules including pathological science and biomedical investigations will then teach you about diseases and the latest techniques that are used in their diagnosis.With a strong focus on employability throughout you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills desired by graduate science-sector employers or postgraduate education providers.You learn through:- lectures and seminars (including specialist lectures from industry professionals) - interactive workshops- practical laboratory work- project work- supported work placements (optional)- small group academic tutorials**Applied learning - Work placements**You will have the opportunity to apply for a year-long placement between your second and third year. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. We have excellent links with a range of NHS hospitals such as Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield Children's Hospital, Rotherham General Hospital, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and organisations such as Hammersmith Medical.There are also placement opportunities with our industrial partners such as Abbot Diagnostics, Covance or Quotient Bioresearch. You may also have the opportunity to study in Europe with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus+ programme (until 2023) or the Turing scheme.Completion of a year-long work placement will allow you to achieve an Advanced Professional Diploma alongside your degree.**Research projects**During your final year you will combine the skills and knowledge you have gained to undertake a specialist research project working alongside an expert in your chosen subject area. Opportunities are available for both lab and non lab-based science projects allowing you the flexibility to focus on a specific area of interest.**Networking opportunities**We have extra-curricular career-focused activities such as careers and job fairs, employer events, mentoring schemes, internship opportunities, volunteering and leadership awards – helping you to accelerate your progression towards your chosen career.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,415per year

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 120

From A levels (including grade C in Biology) or equivalent BTEC national qualifications in Applied Science to include suitable biology modules. The study of Chemistry is useful, but not essential. We do not accept General Studies. We will consider a combination of qualification types.BBB at A Level including A level Biology.BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science DDM (please list units on your application).BTEC Diploma in Applied Science D*D with relevant biology modules (please list units on your application) alongsid

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 73

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    112 50%

    51st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    49th

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