What will I learn?

Biomedical scientists diagnose illnesses, analyse how effective treatment is and help in identifying outbreaks of infectious diseases. Choose Biomedical Science at Kent because:* our Biomedical Science degree is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and the Royal Society of Biology (RBS)* you receive extensive practical training in our world-class laboratories, with opportunities to work on live research projects in your final year* your lecturers are active researchers and innovative teachers, so you are taught the most up-to-date science in a stimulating and supportive environment * we have a dedicated careers and placements team to help you prepare for life after Kent and are ranked 5th for graduate prospects in The Complete University Guide 2021* we have excellent links with our local NHS trust, Public Health England and the pharmaceutical industry, including GSK, MedImmune and Aesica Pharmaceuticals.This wide-ranging degree gives you the chance to discover where your interests lie. You study genetics, molecular and cellular biology, human physiology and disease, metabolism, immunology, haematology and blood transfusion, and pathogens. You can also choose modules in areas such as the biology of ageing, neuroscience, virology and cancer biology. In your final year, you complete your own research project.

Which department am I in?

School of Biosciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£21,200.00 (US$ 28,497) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Recruitment and Admissions Office, The Registry,,

Darwin Road,

Canterbury,

Kent,

CT2 7NZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For entry to a Kent undergraduate degree programme, US students typically need to have: A High School Graduation Diploma with a minimum final GPA of 3.2/4.0. PLUS one of the following: SAT with a score of between 1290 – 1380 depending on the subject you are applying for OR ACT with a score of between 27-29 depending on the subject you are applying for OR 3 SAT Subject Tests with scores of between 600-700 depending on the subject you are applying for OR 2 Advanced Placement (AP) tests with scores of between 4-5 depending on the subject you are applying for. Applicants will also be considered with the following: A combination of SAT Subject Tests and Advanced Placement (AP) tests; An Associate Degree with a GPA of at least 3.2/4.0; 1 or 2 years of a US Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 3.2/4.0; International Baccalaureate Diploma and Certificates as per standard University of Kent requirements; College-level classes/honors classes on a case-by-case basis. Students who have completed 2-3 years of a Bachelor’s degree in the US with a minimum GPA of 3.2/4.0 may be considered for 2nd year entry to a Kent undergraduate programme provided they have taken sufficient classes in their major. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in R&W; 5.5 in S&L).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Kent

The University of Kent has been awarded the highest rating in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.

  • GBP 197M investment in facilities and resources until 2020-21
  • 3 of Kent’s subject areas are ranked among world’s top 100
  • Winner of Outstanding Support for Students THE 2017 award
  • 96%+ graduates in 2016 were in employment within 6 months

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