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BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Foundation Year

University of Suffolk
Four years full-time, Seven years part-time
Bachelor's degree
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Program description

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Foundation Year

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


  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry and Biophysics (Mandatory)
  • Principles of Biology (Mandatory)
  • Scientific Study Skills (Mandatory)
  • Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology (Mandatory)
  • Mathematics for Science (Mandatory)
  • Investigative Project (Mandatory)

Year 1:

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

Scholarships & funding

  • International Scholarships: £1,500
  • EU Scholarships: £4,475 per year

Tuition fees

  • Full-time Tuition Fees: £9,250 p.a.
  • Part-time Tuition Fees: £1,454 per 20 credit module (Please contact the Info zone for further information).
  • International / EU Tuition Fees: £12,150 per year

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

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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We're confident you would quickly feel at home on our beautiful waterfront campus along the famous sunshine coast of Suffolk. Our campus is stylish, modern and compact, surrounded by restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas, as well as historic and cultural hotspots. Established in 2016, we are one of the newest universities in the country, which enables us to be dynamic and forward thinking in our approach. Our students are at the heart of everything we do, and we pride ourselves on consistently featuring within the top 10 for 'student experience' polls. Our students are taught by expert academics and industry professionals rather than graduate teachers, which is common practice in many universities. Teaching typically takes place in small classes and is supplemented by all the contact time and personal support you need.

  • Choose from over 200 Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes recognised all over the world
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  • Enjoy living and studying on a small yet functional campus, where class sizes are purposely designed to ensure your academic experience is intimate and personal to you
  • Our wonderful team of staff will support your entire Academic journey – from Application through to graduation – and everything in between

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University of Suffolk

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

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