36 months
Duration
14045 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Do you want to work at the forefront of medical research? This Biomedical Science (Hons) degree from University of Derby is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and will prepare you for roles in clinical and public health laboratories, industry and research settings. 

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Overview

  • The Biomedical Science (Hons) degree from University of Derby focuses on developing your practical laboratory skills, so you'll gain first-hand experience of lab work from year one
  • You'll also spend time honing your interpersonal skills and general employability, so you can move on to a diverse range of careers in clinical and public health laboratories, industry and research settings
  • The course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science. This degree will fast-track your journey towards registration as a biomedical scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • All of our teaching team are active researchers as well as teachers, so they will be able to share some of the latest findings and innovative thinking from the human health field

Careers

You will graduate with skills that put you at the forefront of advances in medical health. Biomedical science is key to any healthcare science and allows you to pursue a career in a broad range of fields, such as clinical sciences, pharmaceutical science, and biomedical research. However, thanks to the focus on employability and interpersonal skills within this programme, you won't be limited to a clinical role.

You’ll be well prepared for jobs such as:

  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Research Scientist​
  • Medical Professional​
  • Health Care Specialist​
  • Pharmaceutical Researcher​
  • Lecturer​
  • Teacher​
  • Scientific Writer​
  • Pharmaceutical Sales​ Executive
  • Clinical Trials Co-ordinator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomedical Science
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Concepts of Human Health and Wellbeing
  • Clinical Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Research and Practical Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS points 112-120
  • A Level BBB-BBC (At least a grade C or above in a Science-based subject including Biology, Human Biology or Applied Science)
  • BTEC DDM-DMM
  • GCSE GCSE Maths and English Grade 4/Grade C (or above) or equivalent qualification
  • Access to HE Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits: 45 at Level 3 with a minimum of Distinction: 15, Merit: 24, Pass: 6. Must include passes in compulsory Level 3 subjects

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14045 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

UK Part time £1,155 per 20 credit module

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • We have a range of scholarships, bursaries and discounts available to international students. You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship and the International Excellent Student Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. The £2,000 Postgraduate (PGT) Scholarship is awarded automatically to most (non-EU) overseas applicants, subject to eligibility. 
  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 

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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