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Medical Science BSc (Hons)

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE: B902

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This Medical Science BSc Honours degree prepares you for studies in biomedical and biomolecular and allows you to choose your specialist area after the first year, so you know you're making the right decision for you.

Course overview

Our Medical Science (deferred choice) BSc Honours degree allows you to explore all of the biomedical and biomolecular specialisms we offer to develop a broad understanding of the subjects. You can then choose the area of study you wish to focus on for the remaining two years of your degree.

We are a National Centre of Excellence in biomedical research and you will be taught by our world-leading and expert staff, so you will graduate with a cutting-edge knowledge of the industry.

All of our medical science programmes benefit from research-led teaching, which will equip you with a wide range of skills ready to take into your career.

Teaching methods

You'll learn through a combination of lectures, practical laboratory classes and small group seminars.

You also have the chance to attend optional research talks, aimed especially at first-year students, as part of our biomedicine+ programme.

Your future

There is a great demand for graduates of biomedical and biomolecular sciences within the health services and industry, particularly leading or working as part of research teams, and many of our students choose this career path.

A large proportion of our graduates choose to take a further degree either a medical, master's, PhD or teaching qualification, before embarking on permanent employment.

Recent Biomedical and Biomolecular Sciences BSc and MSci Honours graduates have taken up roles such as:

  • clinical specialist
  • laboratory analyst
  • research technician
  • clinical data associate
  • trainee clinical scientist

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,400per 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 : AAB - AAA

AAA-AAB including Biology or Chemistry, plus at least one from: Mathematics or Further Mathematics; Physics; Psychology; Biology; or Chemistry. Use of Mathematics, World Development, communication and Culture and Critical Thinking not accepted.GCSE Chemistry, Biology or Combined Science (minimum grade A or 7) required if Biology and Chemistry are not offered at A or AS level.

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 35 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    185 76%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    13th

    1

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