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Biomedical Science with Foundation Year (Hons)

48 months
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13950 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This extremely popular BSc in Biomedical Science with Foundation Year (Hons) at University of Wolverhampton opens up opportunities for entry into a variety of careers associated with the field of biomedical science. Throughout the programme specialist knowledge is steadily introduced in the areas of anatomy and physiology, disease biology, molecular pathology and cell biology.

Overview

Building upon these core topics the BSc in Biomedical Science with Foundation Year (Hons) at University of Wolverhampton then focuses upon each of the main pathology disciplines, expanding your appreciation of the role of biomedical science in the understanding of disease presentation, diagnosis, prognosis and choice of patient treatment. An appreciation of good professional practice and the development of essential employability skills required for today’s competitive job market are also embedded in the course.

Important practical techniques that will be covered on the course include DNA analysis, antibiotic resistance, tissue identification, blood grouping and coagulation tests. In addition, you will have the opportunity to undertake an honours research project in your final year, allowing you to develop your skills further in an area of interest to you.

Opportunities exist for students on the BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science course to undertake work placements in an NHS hospital laboratory. Students who are successful in obtaining placements will be eligible to transfer to the BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science.

Careers

As a biomedical scientist you will have developed a broad range of skills and knowledge which will prepare you for a career within a range of professions. Recent graduates have successfully obtained employment as biomedical scientists within a range of different pathology laboratories, as laboratory technicians in colleges and universities, and as trainee teachers. 

The broad range of skills can lead to careers with a wide range of employers including: the NHS, government departments, HM Armed Forces and medical sales companies. The award also provides an ideal background for graduate entry to Medical School and the NHS Scientist Training Programme.

In addition, many of our graduates carry on their studies with entry onto Masters awards or PhDs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Clinical Cellular Pathology
  • Clinical Genetics
  • Clinical Haematology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Developmental & Cellular Physiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 32 UCAS Points
  • EE from A Levels
  • BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade PPP or BTEC QCF Diploma grade PP

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13950 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Part-time tuition fee:

  • Home - £3120 per year
  • International - £6725 per year

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages.

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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