University of Bedfordshire

Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire
In Luton

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Luton
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Luton

About the course Almost everyone in the UK will benefit at some point in their lives from disease diagnosis expertise. This IBMS accredited course provides a sound base in the laboratory sciences used to diagnose or investigate diseases, preparing you for a range of careers. Study normal life processes and the pathological changes that occur in disease. Keep up to date with current developments with guest lectures by biomedical science experts from institutes and hospital laboratories. Gain experience in techniques - such as problem based learning (PBL) for disease diagnosis - commonly used in medical schools.  Our Biomedical Science BSc (Hons) degree provides an excellent base to pursue a career in hospital laboratories, pharmaceutical industries and/or postgraduate entry into medical science related courses. Visit the Department of Life...

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Luton (Bedfordshire)
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University Of Bedfordshire Business School, Luton Campus (Vicarage Street), LU1 3JU


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· Requirements

We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study. / entry UCAS Tariff Score of at least , which should include three A levels at C or above UCAS Tariff Score of at least from BTEC level 3 QCF Qualifications which should include a minimum of Merit Merit Merit from either three BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas or Distinction* Distinction* from a BTEC Diploma or Distinction Merit Merit in a .

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What you'll learn on the course

Biomedical Science
Medical training
Medical training

Course programme

  • Learn about the latest advances in Biomedical Sciences from research-active staff and guest lecturers from institutes and hospital laboratories.
  • Study using a range of learning styles including seminars, workshops, group work, practical classes, case studies and project work.
  • Develop skills and knowledge in laboratory disciplines such as pathology, microbiology, histology and biochemistry in a research or hospital lab opening up careers in pharmaceutical companies, laboratories, teaching, scientific publishing, quality assurance, the food and drink industry and sales/marketing.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of how the human body works and a solid foundation in the laboratory science that is widely-used to diagnose human diseases
  • Explore advances in areas such as biotechnology and medicine, and the impact they have.
  • Benefit from our strong links with local hospital laboratories and international research institutes and industry-standard labs which offer a modern working environment.
Year 1
  • Essential Skills in Biosciences
  • Microbiology and Biochemistry
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Chemistry and Molecular Genetics
Year 2
  • Human Metabolism and Genetics
  • Medical Microbiology and Immunology
  • Skills and Cellular Pathology
  • Physiology, Haematology and Transfusion Science
Year 3
  • Clinical Biochemistry and Biology of Disease
  • Molecular Biology and Human Genetics
  • Applications of Immunology and Microbiology
  • Biomedical Science Research Project

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