12 months
22080 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Biomedical science is at the heart of medical breakthroughs in some of the world’s most significant diseases – including cancer, diabetes, stress and a range of other medical conditions. The Medical Science - Biological, Biomedical and Environmental Sciences (Hons) programme is offered by the University of York.

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This Medical Science - Biological, Biomedical and Environmental Sciences (Hons) degree programme from the University of York is specifically designed for you to explore a number of themes of your own choosing. 

You will undertake a 40 credit independent research project available on a number of themes including cancer biology (e.g. tumour hypoxia, tissue microfluidics, epigenetics and biomarkers), cardiology (e.g. platelet dysfunction, atherothrombosis and metabolic disease), microbiology (e.g. wound healing, antiviral drug repurposing, biofilm treatments and molecular virology) and more. You can decide from a selection of specially curated modules addressing themes related to human health and disease.

How is the programme taught

Teaching within the department is delivered in thematic modules via a mix of lectures, seminars and workshops. Laboratory practicals also provide an important basis for learning and are positioned in most of our modules. You will also be expected to undertake self-directed learning to consolidate your learning. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Human Genetics
  • Clinical Haematology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Cellular Pathology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Molecular and Medical Parasitology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You can intercalate after successfully passing your second year of your MB BS Medicine or equivalent degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22080 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 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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