Fast-paced and hands-on, this Biomedical Science BSc/DipHE exciting degree will open up many opportunities for entry into a variety of careers associated with the field of biomedical science. As well as developing your specialist knowledge you'll learn techniques such as microscopy, blood typing, immunoassays, DNA analysis, coagulation tests, tissue identification and staining, ensuring that you graduate with an understanding of good professional practice and the key skills required in biomedical science today.
The lecturers have worked in a range of scientific backgrounds as research scientists and even medics, and within labs across the biomedical science field. Our teaching is informed by the research that is taking place on campus, such as the development of affordable treatment for AIDS-related cancer patients in developing countries.
We use real clinical laboratory challenges as the starting point for teaching, so you will learn through practical examples. Our small class sizes mean you receive high levels of support and ensure your learning is tailored to your interests.
Employment prospects for biomedical scientists are excellent. You could find yourself working in laboratories (for universities, hospitals and research centres), and also within the National Health Service, public health, veterinary and agricultural, pharmaceutical or forensic fields.A number of graduates have pursued careers in education, and have also moved into roles as sales representatives for biomedical or bioscience companies. Our graduates now work for organisations such as the Anthony Nolan Trust, NHS Hillingdon, Boots, and NHS Whittington.
The course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) and provides you with a professional qualification that will support your scientific career.
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