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Biomedical Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #501 (ARWU) London, United Kingdom
The Biomedical Science programme offered by Saint George's University of London prepares you to pursue a career in medicine or research, or specialise in areas such as forensic medicine, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, clinical trials coordination or biomedical product marketing.
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The Biomedical Science programme offered by Saint George's University of London covers fundamental aspects of cell and molecular biology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and genetics, and progresses to the investigation of the disease process including diagnosis and treatment.

In year 3, you have the opportunity to focus on one of nine specialisms to help prepare you for a career in healthcare or medicine. 


  • Our campus is shared with one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK, which means that clinical staff are involved in teaching, and there are opportunities for you to get experience working in NHS laboratories.

  • Many students progress onto further study in scientific research or medicine.

  • Teaching is informed by the latest research and the course evolves to keep up with current practice.

  • You will learn anatomy through demonstrator-led whole body prosection.

  • As part of your intensive final year project you will work with professional research groups tackling real medical and health problems and learning how biomedical research makes a difference to lives.

  • There is the potential for you to transfer into our Medicine MBBS (graduate entry) course.

  • Careers advice is embedded in our teaching.

  • Learning development is integrated into our curriculum.

  • You will have the option to take an integrated Professional Training Year within private industry, a research institution, a government body or the NHS to further develop your knowledge, practical skills and increase your employability.

Careers support

Biomedical Science students are supported in their career and professional development throughout their time at St George’s.Each year group has a careers programme, which includes workshops on topics such as CV writing and interview skills. You can book an appointment with our Careers Consultant to discuss all aspects of careers and employability. This might include investigating options and making career decisions, gaining advice and guidance on where to look for jobs, CV and application checking, or booking in for a practice interview.

You can access online career resources and information as well as jobs and volunteer opportunities on our virtual learning environment. A Course Career Liaison tutor is on hand to support Biomedical Science students during their time at St George’s. You can also make an appointment with your personal tutor to discuss your future options.


Accreditation: Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Personal & Academic Skills 
  • Fundamentals of Pathology
  • Fundamentals of Pharmacology & Physiology
  • Anatomy 
  • Fundamentals of the Living Cell 
  • Physiology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

To be considered for this course, you will need to:

  • meet the GCSE requirement (or equivalent)

  • meet the A level requirement (or equivalent)

  • meet the English language requirement

  • write a personal statement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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