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Biomedical Science (with Placement Year)
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BACHELORS

Biomedical Science (with Placement Year)

University of Greenwich
KentUK
On campus
Full-time
€19,820.68/year
 2959 Points
Duration
4 Years
Language
English
Start date
Sep 2024

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: £9,250

• Placement year fees: £1,000

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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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