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Bioprocessing of New Medicines (Science and Engineering) BSc (Hons)

UCL (University College London)

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UCAS CODE: B190

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

There is a growing need for graduates with a grounding in biological sciences who can understand the translational new technologies required for new medicine commercialisation. This BSc focuses on the early stage development of new medicines, such as stem cell, new vaccines and potential new therapies related to healthcare.

Degree benefits

  • This flexible programme enables you to choose different options from an approved list, thereby tailoring your degree towards the engineering, biological or business aspects of new medicine development.

  • The department has amongst the most modern and comprehensive biochemical engineering facilities of any university in the world. Valued at over £35 million, it attracts leading industrial collaborators. Practical activities and research projects will quip you with skills sought after by industry.

  • Our teaching is designed to help you work at a detailed analytical level, and also to 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

Written examinations, individual reports, coursework and oral presentations all contribute towards your assessment.

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 excitement of advances towards 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.

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 and Chemistry 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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