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Medical Biology with foundation year BSc (Hons)

University of Bolton

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our Royal Society of Biology accredited BSc (Hons) Medical Biology with foundation year is a great opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of human biology from a medical perspective. It’s designed to equip you with the skills and understanding needed for a career in biomedical science or prepare you for further study, including graduate-level entry into Medicine or Dentistry.Medical biology is a huge and vital topic. Understanding how the human body works, and the need to continuously develop and improve ways to diagnose and treat disease, is integral to improving the length and quality of our lives. Throughout the University of Bolton's BSc (Hons) Medical Biology with foundation year degree, our expert team will support you to build your understanding of its key principles, concepts and applications. As well as exploring the human biology aspects of medical biology, we'll consider key principles and advancements relating to the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical job markets.The foundation year centres on preparing you for degree-level study. It offers an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of biology, chemistry and mathematics alongside study skills development.We focus on equipping you with hands-on laboratory and practical experience teamed with an invaluable grounding in theory. Our academics will lead you in an exploration of human biology from molecular to organ level. Our dedicated and supportive team will also introduce you to the principles of scientific investigation that relate to medical biology. You'll benefit from training in a wide variety of experimental techniques and equipment encompassing areas relevant to biomedicine, such as anatomy and physiology, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, molecular genetics, microbiology, nutrition and microscopy. As you progress, you’ll build on these themes in a range of ways, taking a medical perspective on disease, diagnosis and treatment.The course aims to help you develop skills that will be of value should you wish to apply for the GAMSAT, BMAT and UKCAT medical school entrance exams. It’s also designed to help you develop strong communication and problem-solving skills, quantitative and scientific reasoning, and gives you the chance to gain experience using a wide variety of relevant biomedical instrumentation.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 11,650per 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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UCAS Points : 48

Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3.


University information

University of Bolton

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  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    87th out of 100

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    112 51%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.39 88%


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