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Biomedical Science (Life Sciences) (Hons)

Ulster University

48 months
2617 GBP/year
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The overall purpose of this widening access Biomedical Science (Life Sciences) (Hons) from Ulster University is to provide an academically challenging and vocationally relevant science education for those wishing to follow careers in biomedical sciences; producing graduates to meet local regional and national needs.


The Biomedical Science (Life Sciences) (Hons) from Ulster University aims to meet the academic requirements for HCPC registration as a Biomedical Scientist and to provide opportunities for students to: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of biomedical sciences, human health and disease; 
  • Develop core skills necessary to evaluate and to undertake research in biomedical and healthcare sciences; and 
  • Apply intellectual, practical, enterprise and personal skills (including communication, teamwork, problem-solving, decision making, initiative and creativity) to enable effective life-long learning in biomedical and healthcare sciences.

Career options

Biomedical Science graduates take up a wide range of employment opportunities. For example, in the NHS and health agency laboratories as Biomedical Scientists, pharmaceutical research and development, as well as more broadly in the area of analytical science, the scientific civil service, medical research, medical sales and marketing, veterinary and forensic medicine, teaching and university lecturing. Graduates can also pursue further studies in post graduate medicine, MSc programmes in biomedical science, including the university’s own successful part-time, distance learning MSc Programmes, and postgraduate research within this university and elsewhere.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biology
  • Information Systems
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Good Manufacturing Practice 
  • Science Laboratory Skills 
  • Exploitation of Biology
  • Physiology and Anatomy of the Human Body
  • Biochemistry 
  • Biomedical Science
  • Scientific Communication
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Enterprise in Biomedical Sciences

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A level

  • Grades BCC including 2 science subjects – 2 from Group A OR 1 from Group A and 1 from Group B

Irish Leaving Certificate

  • Grades H3,H3,H3,H4,H4 to include 2 science subjects (2 from Group A OR 1 from Group A and 1 from Group B).


  • Passes at grade C or above in Mathematics, English Language AND Chemistry or Double Award Science.

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

    2617 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2617 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • not open to International Students (Outside UK and EU) due to lab practical requirements
  • NI, ROI, GB and EU fee for enrolment in first year: £2,617.60


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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