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Healthcare Science (Life Sciences) BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons)

University of Bradford

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Do you want to get involved in the world's battle against COVID19 and future pandemics?If so, a degree in Healthcare Science could be for you. Healthcare and Biomedical scientists have been working tirelessly since the pandemic began to develop diagnostic tests, run COVID testing laboratories, develop vaccines and support doctors in the urgent research into treatment and prevention strategies for the virus. It is a career at the cutting-edge of medical research.The BSc (Hons) in Healthcare Science takes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of human disease.It examines the causes of disease, and the effects of disease on the normal structure and functions of the human body. You’ll gain a firm understanding of the scientific basis for laboratory investigation, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease.The programme also develops and applies new technologies that help improve patient care.In year 3, you will specialise in one of the following pathways:- Genetics- Cellular Sciences- Infection Sciences- Blood SciencesEach pathway contains a work-based training placement, which is integrated with the academic content. This provides invaluable applied experience, developing your skills and boosting your employability. Every effort will be made to accommodate your preference of specialist pathway. This is, however, dependent on placement provision available at the time.On graduation, you’ll be able to practice as a HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist in NHS Pathology laboratories.**Professional accreditation**This course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), National School of Healthcare and Science (NSHCS) and Health Education England, and has approval from the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,124per 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 : BBB

120 UCAS tariff points to include A Level Biology or Chemistry at grade BPlease note we accept Extended project points but not General Studies.


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University information

University of Bradford

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  • Campus address

    University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, England

The University of Bradford is one of the most diverse, inclusive universities in the UK. It is proud of the warm welcome that international students receive.
Expert support staff are on hand to help international students from their first contact with the university, throughout their time in Bradford and beyond.
The campus is within a 10-minute walk of the city centre, with accommodation and all student facilities within the grounds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 100 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    115 52%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%



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