36 months
16380 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Biomedical science is a vital part of modern medicine, enabling diseases to be diagnosed, monitored and treated. Develop your understanding of healthcare and human disease processes with a Biomedical Science degree at University of Salford.

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You will cover a broad biological principles relating to the normal function of the human body, as well as providing up to date training in medical and disease related topics including pathophysiology, cell pathology, clinical immunology, haematology, microbiology and genetics. Your studies at the Biomedical Science at University of Salford will be complemented by visits to local pathology laboratories and the contribution of external NHS specialists and biomedical scientists, with whom we have strong long lasting links.

This Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) accredited course is structured to take account of the integrated and multidisciplinary nature of biomedical science. In the early stages you will acquire a broad understanding of the normal functioning of the body to prepare you for the later introduction of more specialised medical and pathological aspects of human disease. There are a range of module options that you can take in your second and third year according to your interests.


Now is an exciting time to begin a biomedical science career. With major interest and investment in science driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, many new research fields and projects will arise worldwide over the next few years. 

With our emphasis on developing your laboratory skills during the course, and by integrating modern and contemporary research methods and procedures for biomedical practice into your degree, you will have plenty of options available to you once you graduate. Many of our biomedical science graduates have progressed to work in a wide range of careers, including medical research, roles in the NHS, teaching, management. Some have also chosen to complete postgraduate study in related fields, such as medicine and dentistry.

IBMS course accreditation provides a guarantee of quality sought by employers and enhances graduate employability as a biomedical scientist. If you choose to complete the IBMS registration portfolio on placement, you can to apply directly for grade 5 biomedical scientist positions and HCPC registration.

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Genetics 
  • Molecules to Microbes 
  • Human Anatomy 
  • Biomedical Skills 
  • Professional Skills 
  • Cell Biology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • English language and mathematics at grade C or 4 or above. Equivalents are accepted.
  • You must fulfil our GCSE entry requirements as well as one of the requirements listed below.
  • 104 -112 points, including Biology grade C. A pass in the practical element of science A Levels must be achieved.
  • MMM - DMM in a suitable science subject, which must include four good science modules such as biology, chemistry, physiology and anatomy.  
  • 30 points including grade 4 in Higher Level Biology
  • Pass in Diploma of at least 60% including at least one science subject

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16380 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 tuition

  • Your annual fee will be calculated pro rata to the full-time fee according to the number o

Living costs for Salford

500 - 800 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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