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Medical Science (including a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

During this course, you will gain knowledge and practical experience of the important disciplines of a pathology laboratory and be exposed to current research underpinning our knowledge of disease and its progression.

Course overview

Biomedical and Clinical Scientists are essential to modern healthcare, and aid in diagnosis of disease, evaluate effectiveness of treatment, and carry out research into the causes and potential cures for diseases. During this course, you will gain knowledge and practical experience of the disciplines of a pathology laboratory, together with other professions allied to medicine. This will help to widen your career options when you graduate.

Why study this course with us?

Clinical Scientists are essential members of the modern healthcare team, and in collaboration with doctors and other medical professionals, aid in diagnosis of disease, evaluate effectiveness of treatment, and research into causes and cures of diseases. During this course, you will gain an understanding of human health and the causes, prevention and treatment of disease. You will develop fundamental scientific and experimental skills, preparing you for a career as a practical scientist in biomedical research and practice. The curriculum is focused across a broad range of topics, including human genetics and genomics, physiology, cancer biology, pathology, anatomy, immunology, molecular and cellular biology and biochemistry.

Assessment

The assessment package includes examination and coursework. The proportion will vary between modules, and the coursework may comprise a written report, case study, literature review, poster or oral presentation. The dissertation is an 8,000-word literature review.

Job prospects

As a life-sciences graduate, you may be sought after by life science and pharmaceutical companies, and the NHS.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    60th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

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