What will I learn?

**Overview**As a biomedical scientist, you’ll be on the frontline of research into the causes and consequences of diseases of the human body and you'll contribute to diagnosis and management of these conditions.This BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science degree course gives you the knowledge, skills and experience you need for a career in this essential scientific profession and the accreditation to pursue a career in NHS laboratory medicine.**Accredited by:**This course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and the Royal Society of Biology.**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:- Find out about the systems of the human body and the diseases that affect them- Learn about the latest professional practice in pathological disciplines such as haematology and microbiology on one of our optional sandwich placements- Receive award-winning teaching from active researchers and experts who are at the top of their game- Get out of the classroom and put your knowledge to the test in our labs, which are kitted out with industry-leading microscopes, spectroscopy and chromatography equipment**You can also:**Join one of our internationally recognised research groups- Apply to the Erasmus+ exchange scheme, involving a summer research placement at a European university- In the final stage of your course, you’ll carry out a laboratory-based research project. You can complete this project at a partner university in Europe through the Erasmus+ exchange scheme.**Careers and opportunities**You'll graduate from this course as a scientist in training with transferable skills that give you many career options.You can apply to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to join the biomedical science register. This lets you practice as a qualified biomedical scientist when you graduate. You must have completed a period of work-based learning within one of our Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) approved clinical training laboratories to register.You can also apply for Associate Membership of the Royal Society of Biology. This gives you access to professional networks and conferences.**What can you do with a Biomedical Science degree?**Areas you could go onto after the course include:- scientific research- further study on an MSc or PhD programme- teaching- scientific writing and the media- pharmaceutics- instrumentation- further study at medical or dental schoolOur Careers and Employability service gives you support and advice for up to 5 years after you graduate, to help you put your best foot forward after your studies.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science and Health

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,400.00 (US$ 21,200) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,400.00 (US$ 21,200) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have one of the following qualifications: College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) Tests (SAT Score: 1090); GCE A-Levels (Points: 96; CCC; 322); ACT (Score: 25); Advanced Placement Test (322); High School Diploma (GPA of 3.0 or above). Students need a minimum of IELTS band 6.0, with no component below 5.5. Some courses, especially those with a high level of discussion and writing, require higher scores.

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

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About this uni

The University of Portsmouth is one of the top 40 UK universities (Guardian University Guide).

  • 1 of top 100 young universities in the world (THE)
  • 88% student satisfaction with the University (NSS 2017)
  • ‘Gold’ award in Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Invested GBP150m in last 10 years to upgrade amenities