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Applied Biomedical Science (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
The Applied Biomedical Science (Honours) degree at the University of Westminster represents an integrated approach to the study of human health and disease, with an emphasis on the diagnosis and understanding of disease processes from a medical diagnostic perspective.

About

This Applied Biomedical Science (Honours) degree at the University of Westminster is only open to you if you are employed in a suitable accredited biomedical laboratory able to support work-based learning; you will need a written statement of support from your employer.

The course builds on the practical knowledge developed within the workplace and provides underpinning knowledge essential to the development of practising biomedical scientists.

Initially, you will study the important fundamental sciences, including biochemistry, cell biology, and human anatomy and physiology.

You will develop your understanding of disease processes and the biology of the associated molecular changes, combined with the principles of laboratory procedures used to aid diagnosis.

Career Path 

The course builds on the practical knowledge developed within the workplace, and provides underpinning knowledge essential to the development of practising biomedical scientists.

Accreditation

The degree is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), enabling you to fulfil all requirements for HCPC registration and membership of the Institute.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Weekday
  • Credits
    360 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Critical Skills for the Biomedical Sciences
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Applied Pathobiology
  • Infection and Immunity
  • Learning in Professional Practice
  • Medical Genetics and Genomics
  • Advanced Learning in Professional Practice
  • Cellular and Molecular Pathology
  • Metabolic Biochemistry
  • Research Methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

UK
  • A levels – BBC to include two science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths
  • International Baccalaureate – 26 points to include a minimum of 4 in two Higher Level science subjects
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma/National Diploma – DMM/D*D* in Applied Science
  • Access to HE Diploma in Science - 45 credits at level 3 with Merits in all Biology and Chemistry modules
EU/INTERNATIONAL
  • International Baccalaureate – 26 points to include a minimum of 4 in two Higher Level science subjects

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    6935 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6935 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • International tuition fee will be published in April. 

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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