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Human Biology and Infectious Diseases BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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UCAS CODE: BC15

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**This is one of the few courses available outside of medicine that combines aspects of human physiology, immunology and infectious diseases. BSc (Hons) Human Biology and Infectious Diseases focuses on human biology and the pathology, transmission and epidemiology of infectious diseases.** Over the three years of study – four, if you opt for a placement year – you will gain a systematic understanding of the key aspects of human biology and infectious diseases whilst developing practical laboratory skills within a supportive environment with excellent facilities. In addition, you will study specialist modules in areas such as Pathophysiology and Veterinary and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. This degree is ideal for careers in biomedicine, sports science, health care, health promotion, pharmaceutical and food industries and forensic science, both in the UK and internationally. Many of our graduates have been employed by large organisations such as AstraZeneca and the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute. Others have continued on to postgraduate study, either taught science Masters courses, research degrees or teaching qualifications.Features• Brings together human aspects of bioscience with applied aspects of health sciences and knowledge of infectious diseases • You will have the opportunity to apply for an industry placement after your second year, allowing you to apply your learning in local hospitals or research labs• A broad course content, meaning that graduates have several potential career opportunities open to them

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    89th out of 103 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    114 50%

    72nd

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    90th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    39th

    16

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