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  • Qualification

    Master of Biomedical Science (with honours)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course will prepare you to tackle global health challenges, such as antibiotic resistance, cancer and Parkinson’s disease. You’ll be trained to be a research scientist of the future by exploring aspects of modern biosciences related to humans and medical research.

You’ll study a broad range of units on human health and the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Topics include genetics, genomics, human physiology, cancer, pathology, infection and immunity, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry and pharmacology. This course has been developed in collaboration with the Department for Health and the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology at Bath to give you a greater exposure to subjects in human biology and pharmacology.

The Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBiomed) provides you with the same core skills and knowledge as the BSc but with a greater exposure to research and advanced practical techniques. You’ll study master's-level units and carry out a major research project, giving you ideal preparation for postgraduate study or a career in research.

Put your learning into practice

Alongside teaching, our academics carry out research, from cell and molecular biology, microbiology, neurobiology to evolutionary and plant biology. You’ll contribute to this research and learn how biosciences is applied to real-world problems when you work on your own research project.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,400per 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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A level : AAA - A*AB

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University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The University of Bath includes students and staff from all over the world. Over 130 nationalities are represented among nearly 4,000 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them from Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers, helping them to continue building their language skills while they study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    166 73%

    15th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    51st

    18

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