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Biomedical Science (with Placement Year)

University of Greenwich
Kent, Great Britain
Full-time
€17,038.80/year
2019 Points
Duration
4 Years
Language
English

Program Description

Our degree in biomedical science explores human health and disease, focusing on the mechanisms of disease, diagnostic pathways and therapeutic intervention.

As well as developing your academic, professional and laboratory skills, you will improve your transferable skills such as communication and numeracy. Your studies will include practical-based modules, real-life clinical case studies and a research project. Some opportunities to undertake work experience can be provided dependent on the number of placements that can be secured in NHS hospitals.

Notes:
• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit (pre/settled status, 3 years + with permanent address): £9,250
• Placement year fees: £1,000

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
16
or
Foundation Year
55
English Level
IELTS
6
or
PTE
51
or
TOEFL (internet based)
60
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Interview
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Student Visa
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Notes:

Other accepted qualifications:

  • A-level: 32 Points from Biology and Chemistry
  • BTEC National: Extended Diploma in Applied Science
  • A-level and BTEC National: Extended Certificate in Applied Science and 32 Points from A-level Biology and Chemistry
  • Appropriate qualifications such as an HNC, HND or Foundation Degree, with which you may be able to enter this degree in Year 3.

Alternative English language requirements:

  • Apolytirion with grade 17 in English.
  • University of Greenwich English Language Test (OIETC): Overall grade B2+ with B2 in each skill.

Important Information:

  • If your English language qualification is below the standard requirements listed above, you may be eligible for our online pre-sessional English (PSE) programme.
  • If you do not currently hold an IELTS and think you might need a pre-sessional English programme to reach the required level, you can also take the University's English Language Test (UOGELT). If you do not achieve the required score for direct entry, you will be eligible to study our online pre-sessional course using your UOGELT result.

Curriculum

Year 1

Biochemistry 1 (15 credits)
Biochemistry 2 (15 credits)
Fundamentals of Biology and Physiology (30 credits)
Basic Chemistry for Life Science (15 credits)
Practical and Academic Skills (30 credits)
Introduction to Medical Science (15 credits)

Year 2

Cellular and Molecular Pathology (Level 5) (15 credits)
Physiological Systems and Regulation (15 credits)
Metabolism and Disease (15 credits)
Bioanalytical Techniques (15 credits)
Cell Biology and Immunity (15 credits)
Genetics (15 credits)
Microbiology and the Environment (15 credits)
Research and Professional Skills in Life Science (15 credits)

Placement Year

Work Placement Course - ENG

Year 4

Core modules:
Project (Life Sciences) (30 credits)
Advanced and Clinical Immunology (15 credits)
Medical Microbiology (15 credits)
Medical Biochemistry (15 credits)
Haematology and Blood Transfusion (15 credits)

Optional modules: Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.
Pathophysiology of Disease (15 credits)
Cancer Biology and Therapeutics (15 credits)

Optional modules: Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.
Science Internship Course (15 credits)
Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)

Careers

This course will prepare you for employment in both the public and private healthcare sectors, including in the:

  • National Health Service
  • National Blood Service
  • Health Protection Agency and Medical Research Council, veterinary service
  • the Health and Safety Executive, forensic laboratories and the pharmaceutical industry
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