Biomedical Science BSc

St George's, University of London
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
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About this program

Biomedical Science BSc

This Biomedical Science BSc degree provides a fascinating insight into the biology-based science behind health, disease and medical intervention. It covers a diverse range of subjects, starting with fundamental aspects of cell and molecular biology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and genetics, progressing to the investigation of the disease process, including diagnosis and treatment.

Equipping you with broad-based clinical knowledge and practical laboratory skills, you’ll have a wide range of career options on graduation. You could work in biomedical research, science policy or regulation, or choose to specialise in areas such as forensic medicine, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, technology transfer and licensing, clinical trials or biomedical product marketing.

St George’s is the UK’s only university dedicated to medical and health sciences education, training and research. We share our site with a major London teaching hospital which is both on the clinical frontline for a diverse local community and a centre of excellence for specialist conditions. You’ll study in a clinical setting with like-minded individuals, mixing with the many different healthcare professionals you will go on to work alongside throughout your career.

Admission requirements

For information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program delivery

Teaching is delivered through a variety of methods, including:

  • lectures and laboratory practical sessions
  • tutorials (including scenario-based learning)
  • self-directed learning schemes


  • Home fees : £9,250/year
  • EU/International fees : £19,250/year


You will graduate with one of the following degree titles, depending on which pathway you choose.

  • Biomedical Science with Anatomy BSc
  • Biomedical Science with Cell and Molecular Biology BSc
  • Biomedical Science with Genomics BSc
  • Biomedical Science with Global Health BSc
  • Biomedical Science with Global Health Humanities BSc
  • Biomedical Science with Infection and Immunity BSc
  • Biomedical Science with Medical Ethics and Law BSc
  • Biomedical Science with Physiology and Pharmacology BSc
  • Biomedical Science with Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience BSc

Continuing studies

Many students progress onto further study in scientific research or medicine. Opportunities also exist to study biomedical science at postgraduate level.

Career paths

A relatively young field in medical science, with new developments and breakthroughs occurring all the time, biomedical science is an incredibly exciting, fast-paced area to work in. Combining skills and knowledge in biology and medicine, with a focus on both human and animal health, it opens up a wide range of careers in the science and medical field, as well as further study.

Careers teaching and employability are embedded in the curriculum across all year groups, following the themes of explore, plan, apply. This allows our students to understand which stage they are at so that we can support them with their career thinking and decision-making.

In addition to dedicated pages on our web-based learning management system Canvas, an annual careers fair and timetabled careers sessions for each year group, we provide workshops with recruiters, drop-in clinics, one to one support from an academic lead for biomedical science employability, as well as appointments with careers consultants. Support offered covers career pathways, CV writing and interview skills.

About this institute

St George's, University of London

At St George’s, University of London, we’ve been improving health for over 250 years. As the UK’s specialist health university, we offer a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in medicine, health and science, from the exploration of global...

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Why study at St George's, University of London

At St George’s, University of London, we’ve been improving health for over 250 years. As the UK’s specialist health university, we offer a wide array of medicine, science and allied health courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level to provide you with the skills and experience you need to take your next step.

St George’s excellence has been recognised by The Complete University Guide 2022, where we are ranked within the top five universities in the UK for graduate prospects. We prepare our students with the skills and knowledge to develop into well-rounded individuals equipped for the lifelong careers.

Our close links with local healthcare trusts, in particular St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, with which we share a campus, put us in a unique position to give our students a real taste of what their future working lives hold. St George’s is tackling today’s challenges head-on, such as the work our researchers, staff and students are currently undertaking to combat Covid-19. By studying with us, you will join a community that is making a difference.


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