Led by a team of researchers, our biomedical science degree gives you the skills, techniques and hands-on experience you need to succeed in the field of biomedical science. If you’re looking for a fast-paced degree that gives you access to the next generation of scientific equipment and research, then our BSc Biomedical Science is for you.
Using real-life clinical laboratory challenges, you’ll develop your specialist knowledge and learn everything from microscopy and blood typing to DNA analysis, tissue identification and everything in between. You’ll learn from their experiences in science research, biomedical science and medicine – and their current on-campus research into affordable treatment for AIDS-related cancer patients in the first world.
*Please note this course is subject to review
Studying biomedical science in London means you’ll get plenty of opportunities to build your professional skills and gain hands-on experience. You’ll also have the option to take a paid sandwich year placement as part of your studies, too.
Using our new laboratories, you’ll get to grips with the latest scientific techniques, instruments and equipment.
As part of a small class, you’ll get support that’s tailored to both your studies and your future career ambitions.
When it comes to support, you’ll be matched with a Personal Tutor to get the backing you need. You’ll also get support from our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants who have personal experience in your subject.
We’re also accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS), which means you’ll graduate with a professional qualification that will give you a competitive edge for pursuing your scientific career ambitions. Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations that include the Anthony Nolan Trust, NHS Hillingdon, Boots, and NHS Whittington.
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This module aims to provide a critical understanding of pathogenicity and emergence of bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic infections. In addition, you will become familiar with the principles and practice of laboratory and point- of- care test procedures used to diagnose infectious disease and monitor the effectiveness of the treatments.
You can find more information about this course in the programme specification. Optional modules are usually available at levels 5 and 6, although optional modules are not offered on every course. Where optional modules are available, you will be asked to make your choice during the previous academic year. If we have insufficient numbers of students interested in an optional module, or there are staffing changes which affect the teaching, it may not be offered. If an optional module will not run, we will advise you after the module selection period when numbers are confirmed, or at the earliest time that the programme team make the decision not to run the module, and help you choose an alternative module.
Biomedical Science BSc graduate
Biomedical Science student
Biomedical Science student
Start: October 2019
Duration: BEng: 3 years full-time; 4 years with sandwich year; 5 years PT, MEng: 4 years full-time; 5 years with sandwich year; 6 years PT
Code: BEng: HC60, MEng: H160
Start: Autumn 2019
Duration: BSc: 3 years full-time, 4 years with sandwich year, 6 years part-time, MSci: 4 years full-time, 5 years with sandwich year, 8 years part-time
Code: BSc: F111, MSci: F11B
Start: October 2019, Entry to Year 2 or Year 3 only