They offer specialist routes in blood sciences, cellular sciences, genetic sciences and infection sciences. You will study an academic core of biological sciences and specialist learning specific to the route you choose.
You will specialise in life sciences (biomedical science) and team up with other health professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Knowledge, clinical training and skills required for professional practice are attained across all three years.
You will complete a total of 50 weeks on assessed, work-based clinical placements during your degree.
All applicants are required to pass a medical examination and receive vaccination required for working in medical fields. A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service certificate is required for all students, completed through the University early in the course. As part of the selection process, shortlisted candidates must attend an interview in person. This degree is not available to overseas applicants.
This course is accredited by Health Education England and the Institute of Biomedical Science and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
4-6 years part-time for those in appropriate employment
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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120 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BBB) including a minimum grade C at A2 in Biology (must include a Pass in the Biology practical assessment), Human Biology or Grade C at A2 in Applied Science. Other Sciences may be considered. General Studies is not accepted. BTEC Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DDM) in relevant subject to include 60 credits at Merit from relevant Science units.SPECIFIC GCSE REQUIREMENTS
GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language, Science and Mathematics. Level 2 Functional Skills English also accepted.NON TARIFFED QUALIFICATIONS
Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject (Science/ Medicine/ Dentistry/ Pharmacy) with a minimum 122 UCAS tariff points.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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