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Biomedical Sciences (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #302 (QS) ,
Throughout the Biomedical Sciences (Hons) programme from University of Dundee there is an emphasis on laboratory teaching, and you will be encouraged to see how the blending of field and laboratory based research is essential to the training of a properly rounded biomedical scientist.

About

Top-rated research staff are involved in planning and teaching the Biomedical Sciences (Hons) programme from University of Dundee, and recent research developments are reflected in our teaching, particularly at the advanced levels.

Biomedical Sciences encompasses a broad range of inter-related life sciences disciplines. These concern the structure and function of the human body in health and disease.

Biomedical scientists research new and improved ways to diagnose and treat human diseases. These contribute to improvements in human health and wellbeing in general.

Laboratory teaching

Throughout the programme there is an emphasis on laboratory teaching, and you will be encouraged to see how the blending of field and laboratory based research is essential to the training of a properly rounded biomedical scientist.

Top-rated research staff are involved in planning and teaching our degree programmes, and recent research developments are reflected in our teaching, particularly at the advanced levels.

At Dundee the biomedical sciences focus on:

  • the structure and normal function of the human body
  • the effects of disease and ways to prevent and treat disease
  • the study of anatomy in relation to health, disease and human identification
  • the study of physiology from the molecular level to that of the whole organism
  • understanding how the brain and nervous system function in health and disease
  • understanding how drugs work.

Careers

Statistics for recent years show that our graduates find employment or postgraduate training opportunities in a wide variety of destinations, particularly related to biomedicine and healthcare, and including
  • research in universities, research institutes and the pharmaceutical industry
  • teaching in schools, colleges and universities
  • graduate entry to a degree in medicine or dentistry

Accreditation

Accredited by the RSB.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Life Sciences: the early years
  • Introduction to the Life Sciences: why go multicellular?
  • Laboratory and Research Skills 
  • Life: building the organism
  • Life: the underlying structures
  • Science in Society

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • SQA Higher/Advanced Higher: AABB
  • GCE A-Level: ABB (minimum) - AAB (typical) 
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma can be considered for the Foundation Year in Life Sciences.
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20950 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dundee

  • 787 - 1500 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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