36 months
14250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This BSc Biomedical Science (Hons) course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) involves the study of health and disease and provides an in-depth understanding of how the human body functions during normal and diseased states.

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On BSc Biomedical Science (Hons) course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)  you will develop an in-depth understanding of the human body in health and disease, both through extensive hands-on laboratory work and by linked academic theory.

Year 1 provides a sound theoretical and practical framework covering biochemistry, microbiology, physiology and pharmacology and key laboratory skills. Year 2 is where analytical and critical skills are developed and areas such as human physiology, metabolism, molecular biology and enhanced practical and research skills are studied in detail.


Biomedical Science graduates can work in diagnostic and pathology laboratories in hospitals and other medical institutions or within biomedical related industries. Others opt to pursue careers in research through postgraduate study.


Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), which is essential for employment in hospital pathology laboratories.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Essential Skills in Biosciences
  • Biosciences in Practice
  • Biology of Disease
  • Molecules to Cells
  • Tissues to Organisms
  • Blood Sciences for Biomedical Sciences
  • Infection Sciences for Biomedical Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS: 104-120 points at A2 including Chemistry or Biology at C. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship & community Studies not accepted
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM - DDM including Maths and Biology or Chemistry units
  • BTEC Diploma: D*D*
  • Pass Access Course: 104-120 UCAS points
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Pass including 104 - 120 points from Higher Level Subjects
  • T Level: M alongside A level Chemistry or Biology at C IELTS: 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5
  • GCSEs: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths and English or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Part time: £1540 per 20 credits (UK)

Sandwich year: £1000 (UK)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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