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Bioprocessing of New Medicines (Business and Management) BSc (Hons)

UCL (University College London)

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UCAS CODE: CN72

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This programme is designed to give you a firm grounding in both the science of bioprocessing and the management of new emerging technologies in healthcare. You will develop an understanding of the latest biomedical and diagnostic advances, together with the business skills necessary for health and clinical research management.

Degree benefits

  • This BSc is a truly interdisciplinary programme. It draws on the knowledge of experts from across UCL in science, engineering, management and humanities.

  • The department has among the most modern and comprehensive biochemical engineering facilities of any university in the world. Valued at over £35 million, our facilities attract leading industrial collaborators.

  • Our teaching is designed to help you work at a detailed analytical level and also see the bigger picture in terms of addressing environmental and ethical issues.

Your learning

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, case studies, team-based projects and experiments. Leading industrialists and researchers regularly visit the department to provide guest lectures. Case studies are conducted in small teams, and your personal and departmental tutors are available to offer individual support.

Assessment

Diverse forms of assessments linked to learning outcomes are designed to test a broad range of skills. Modules at the start of the degree are assessed via 2-3 pieces of coursework and an unseen examination at the end of the year. Problem-based activities may be assessed by individual or group reports, oral or poster presentations.

Careers

The core science, engineering, business and leadership skills that you acquire on the programme will provide you with excellent and diverse career prospects. In addition to your core subject knowledge, the programme will provide you with skills such as innovative thinking, team-working and computing.

The pace of development of new medicines and greener sustainable processes is creating an ever-growing need for biochemical engineering graduates in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, biofuels, chemical, environment and food industries.

You may be based in a university, or elect to work in company research and development activity that is involved in the design of facilities and the creation of safe materials. The programme teaches skills in systematic thinking and precise calculation, leading some graduates to enter the financial sector (particularly those companies which invest in healthcare).

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 31,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : AAA

Biology, Chemistry or Physics required. Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.

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University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 100 2

    16th out of 42

    12th out of 46 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    183 83%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    18th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    64th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 181
    170 80%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    3rd

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    161 73%

    6th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    14th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    31st

    21

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