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BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

University of Suffolk
Three years full-time, Six years part-time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Ipswich
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University of Suffolk

Program description

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

Biomedical science is a well-established but nonetheless dynamic and rapidly evolving scientific discipline aimed at improving our understanding of human health and disease. This course utilizes a multidisciplinary approach in order to provide you with knowledge of workings of human body at molecular, cellular, organ and systems level, in health and disease. It covers the key aspects and principles of biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, physiology and pathophysiology, histology and haematology

The course has a strong practical focus and it will provide you with a wide range of practical and analytical skills relevant to a career in biomedical science and wider. Our aim is to help you progress to an employment-ready graduate and hence the course is designed to also equip you with a number of transferable skills that are so highly valued in the current, ever-changing, employment market.

Admission requirements

IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request


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Course modules

Year 1:

  • Introduction to the Genome (Mandatory)
  • Human Physiology 1 (Mandatory)
  • Biochemistry (Mandatory)
  • Cell Biology (Mandatory)
  • Scientific Skills (Mandatory)
  • Introduction to Biomedical Science (Mandatory)

Year 2:

  • Research Methods and Scientific Communication (Mandatory)
  • Medical Microbiology (Mandatory)
  • Data Analysis and Statistics (Mandatory)
  • Biology of Disease (Mandatory)
  • Immunology (Mandatory)
  • Work-based experience (Optional)
  • Molecular Biotechnology (Optional)

Year 3:

  • Dissertation (Mandatory)
  • Advanced Biomedical Practice (Mandatory)
  • Histology (Mandatory)
  • Haematology and Blood Transfusion (Mandatory)
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology (Optional)
  • Clinical Nutrition (Optional)
  • Developmental Biology (Optional)
  • Regenerative Medicine (Optional)

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request

Tuition fees

  • Full-time tuition fee: £9,250 p.a.
  • Part-time tuition fee: £1,454 per 20 credits (Please contact the Info zone for further information)
  • International tuition fee: £13,330 p.a.

Continuing studies

We anticipate you may wish to progress into laboratory-based careers in clinical or technical roles within NHS setting. However, you will also be well placed to secure jobs as researchers working in universities, pharmaceutical and bioscience companies and institutes.

The transferable skills developed during the course will equip you for a wide range of careers outside the laboratory such as within scientific publication, quality control, scientific sales as well as local and central government health authorities.

Additionally, the course prepares you for higher-level study such as PGCE (e.g. science teacher training), Masters degree or PhD.

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University of Suffolk

University of Suffolk

The University of Suffolk is a transformational university. Being one of the newest in the UK, the University of Suffolk is not restricted by tradition and embraces change, to produce graduates who can easily adapt to a changing world. Taking...


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University of Suffolk

Waterfront Building
19 Neptune Quay
IP4 1QJ Ipswich Suffolk
United Kingdom

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