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Biomedical Sciences BSc (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Carlisle - Fusehill Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Do you want to help diagnose and treat diseases? Fascinated by the science behind clinical practice? Then how about a career in biomedical science.You'll ultimately be prepared for a future investigating the diseases which attack the human body and be ready to play a part in advancing modern medicine with this biomedical course.**Why Choose University of Cumbria**We’ve created this course so you learn how science can be applied to clinical practice and research - ultimately, so you can make a difference to people’s lives through the diagnosis and treatment of disease in the future.You won’t just secure your academic knowledge through lectures - you’ll be putting on your lab coat to learn with hands-on sessions in our new laboratories.And, you’ll work in small learning groups, so tutors are always on hand to help with your studies and research.- Gain a sound knowledge of immunology, cell and molecular biology to biochemistry and pharmacology- Study laboratory-specialist subjects, including: clinical biochemistry, cellular pathology, haematology and clinical genetics- Hone research and laboratory skills, crucial for your future as a scientist- Develop all the skills and techniques required for diagnosis and research into disease - the skills employers will demand- Learn and experiment in our new £3.5 million state-of-the-art laboratories- Taught by academic tutors with a wealth of experience in the field- Keep up-to-date with topical developments in the biomedical industry- You’ll be based in Carlisle, within 30 minutes of Scotland in one direction and the stunning Lake District National Park – now a UNESCO World Heritage site - in the other. And, you'll be close to the spectacular North West coastline, so you’ll never be stuck for something to do outside of your studies.You'll live and learn with fellow STEM students at our Fusehill Street campus in Carlisle. You will be within 30 minutes of Scotland in one direction and the stunning Lake District National Park - now a UNESCO World Heritage site - in the other. The knowledge and experiential skills you achieve on this course will pave the way for a career in medical research, hospital and government laboratories, pharmaceutical and biotechnological research and development, like it has for many of our graduates.So, our degree course will give you the first-class academic knowledge and the essential lab skills you need to kick-start your future in Biomedical Science.Our aim is to ensure you understand the complex science behind the cause, consequence, diagnosis and treatment of disease, ready to step into a career.Year 1 & 2: You'll learn about cellular pathology, molecular genetics, the human immune system and biochemical pathways whilst using up-to-date equipment in our new laboratories.Year 3: You will delve into Bioethics and also have the opportunity to further your knowledge in the field of clinical biochemistry, Haematology and Transfusion Science You will also research and produce a dissertation.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    94th out of 100 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    119 54%

    52nd

    35
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    86th

    77

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