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Foundation Degree (FdSc) Biomedical Science

Wiltshire College and University Centre

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree

  • Location

    Salisbury Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course Overview

Delivered at our Salisbury campus and awarded by Bournemouth University, the aim of the programme is to prepare you for working in a biomedical science environment. The course will give you the vocational skills and knowledge to be attractive to employers at the end of the two years study. Emphasis is placed on nurturing you to learn new scientific and mathematical skills within a safe and enabling environment. You will learn how to research and will undertake a work related project in the second year.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

Assessment includes reports, coursework, practical skills, presentations and exams.

All modules are designed to enable you to engage in new areas of knowledge to acquire practical experience of a range of activities relevant to your employment within the biomedical science industry and to encourage you to engage in critical reflection.

You will be given the opportunity to participate in lectures and workshops, plan and deliver presentations to your peers, research areas of relevance to the degree programme, critically evaluate the validity and implications of information and work with a wide variety of biomedical science hardware and software.

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UCAS Points : 48

You should normally have: 48 UCAS Tariff Points (normally to include Biology); 5 GCSEs at grade C (4) or above which includes English, Maths and Science (or equivalent); Experiential learning will be considered for mature students with appropriate work experience (at least 2 years), evidence (portfolio) and references; If your first language is not English, you must offer evidence of qualifications in written and spoken English. Acceptable qualifications are IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each component or equivalent.


University information

Wiltshire College and University Centre

  • Campus address

    Wiltshire College, Chippenham Campus, Cocklebury Road, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3QD, England

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