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Biomedical Science (with Foundation Year)

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

60 months
Duration
14250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The integrated MSci in Biomedical Science (with Foundation Year) at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is a practice-led course. The first three years are based around our long-running BSc(Hons) Biomedical Science. 

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Overview

You'll get a strong grounding in modern biomedicine, and study the basic scientific core subjects and the biology of disease, alongside specialist biomedical subjects.

Gain wide-ranging experience and develop expertise in the areas that interest you most.

Work at the cutting-edge of biomedical science, using highly specialised equipment.

Build essential practical experience through placements and internships. 

If you choose the sandwich option, you'll spend your third year working with an employer or at another university, in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, research or wider sector. This could be in the UK, in Europe or further afield.  

Careers / Further study

You'll graduate with the insight, tools and practical experience to make a valuable contribution to the health of the community.

Most graduates follow careers in biological sciences, particularly research and development work in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and education sectors.

As well as preparing you for research and laboratory-based jobs, the Biomedical Science (with Foundation Year) at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)  will give you the transferable skills employers value in a wide variety of roles, from medical sales and scientific writing, to quality control and health and safety.

Some graduates use their qualification to successfully apply for mature entry to medicine degrees, while others continue with MPhil/PhD research degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Cell Biology
  • Applied Scientific Practice
  • Studies in the Biology of Disease 
  • Blood Science
  • Pharmacology
  • Immunology
  • Cell Signalling
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Tissue and Tumour Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

600 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Tariff points: 48
  • GCSE: Grade C/4 or above in English Language or Literature, Mathematics and Double Science, or equivalent. We do not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy as alternatives to GCSEs. 
  • A-level subjects: A minimum of an AS in a Science subject
  • Relevant subjects: Subjects that meet the Science requirement for this course: Applied Science, Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science/Studies, Geography, Geology, Maths. Use of Maths, Physics, Psychology, Science in the Environment, Statistics.
  • EDEXCEL (BTEC) Diploma: Six units in a Science subject. Please list the units you are studying in your application.  
  • Access: Level 3 credits in Science.
  • Baccalaureate IB: To include Science at Higher Level.
  • Irish Highers: A minimum of O4 in a Science subject.
  • T Levels: You must be studying Science. For further advice on acceptable subjects please email us.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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