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Biomedical Science (Hons)

Ulster University

24 months
15360 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The overall purpose of the Biomedical Science (Hons) course from Ulster University is to provide an academically challenging and vocationally relevant science education for those Foundation Degree in Applied and Medical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Biosciences or Healthcare Sciences graduates or equivalent sub-degree graduates working in a clinical healthcare setting in Life Sciences.


The Biomedical Science (Hons) course from Ulster University aims to provide opportunities for students to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of biomedical science, human health and disease;
  • Develop core skills necessary to evaluate and to undertake research in biomedical 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 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, pharamaceutical research and development, 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 very successful part-time, distance learning MSc Programme, and postgrdaute research within this university and elsewhere.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research skills
  • Haematology and transfusion science
  • Clinical biochemistry
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Cellular Pathology
  • Project: Applied Biosciences
  • Molecular Pathology

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a Foundation Degree in Applied and Medical Sciences, Biomedical and Applied Science, Biomedical Studies, Healthcare Science (Biomedical Science), Human Biosciences, Medical Science or closely related subject
  • hold a BTEC HND or National Diploma/BSc (Ord) qualification in the life sciences from an institution of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, the Council of National Academic Awards, the National Council for Educational Awards, the Higher Education Training and Awards Council, or from an institution of a country recognised as being of an equivalent standard in an approved qualification

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland Fees £4,630


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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