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Medical Science BMedSc (Hons)

De Montfort University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Medical Sciences (with Honours) - BMedSc (H)

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, this research-led course is ideal for careers in the medical and healthcare professions or laboratory science. It integrates scientific research and clinical skills to develop your understanding of the human body in health and disease.You will be taught by experienced, research-active academics and clinical experts who will present the latest advances in medicine and science, and study a range of topics, including Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Inflammation and Immunobiology, Cancer Therapeutics and Nutrition Through the Lifespan. As the course progresses, you will be introduced to more advanced medical topics, and start to relate the understanding of normal healthy physiology with pathological processes.You can choose to enhance your employability through an optional sandwich year work placement, allowing you to gain hands-on experience and develop practical and professional skills that you can apply to your learning.Many of our graduates have pursued careers in scientific research, teaching and medical writing, and upon completion you can also choose to progress to graduate entry medicine and dentistry courses.Key features- Professionally accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, so you can graduate with the skills and qualifications sought by employers.- Using scientific and clinical approaches, this course provides you with an understanding of the human body in health and disease. Areas of specialism include immunology, physiology, nutrition, pathology and endocrinology.- 94.4% of our Medical Science graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study after graduating, according to the latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17 report.- Gain industry experience through an optional sandwich-year placement, with past students securing roles at B. Braun Medical Limited, Merck, Sharp and Dohme.- Add an international edge to your CV through our DMU Global initiative, which has seen Medical Science students consider preventative healthcare in Berlin, raise awareness of type 2 diabetes in Kentucky and perform a parasitological and public health research study in New York.- Experienced academics and clinical experts will support you to build the skills required for careers in medical or scientific research, teaching, medical writing and industry. Our graduates have gone on to postgraduate study at DMU, as well as graduate entry medicine and dentistry courses.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,750per year

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120 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A levels including at least one of the following subjects at grade C or above; Biology, Human Biology or Chemistry

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Enthusiastic, dedicated lecturers who have excelled in achieving National Teaching Fellowship awards.
A fully transformed campus based in the heart of the welcoming and multicultural city of Leicester, renowned for its diversity and culture.

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