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Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

UK

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What will I learn?

This programme has been designed to meet the needs of the NHS and develop biomedical scientists who play a vital role in modern healthcare. UWS works in partnership with NHS laboratories and the Health and Care Professions Council to equip you with the theory and practical skills necessary to become a biomedical scientist.A 12-month optional placement is available to students undertaking Biomedical Science. Biomedical Science graduates start at a slightly lower grade and undertake training while employed in the NHS. Our graduates can be found in teaching (primary and secondary), research, nursing and often undertake further study in pharmacy, medicine and dentistry.BSc Hons Biomedical Science is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.Career prospectsHCPC registered Biomedical Scientists working within the NHS have the same standing as other healthcare professions such as pharmacy, radiography and physiotherapy. Applied Biomedical Science graduates can immediately gain positions as Biomedical Scientists with starting salaries typically around £24,000 per annum. Biomedical Science graduates start at a slightly lower grade and undertake training while employed in the NHS. Our graduates can be found in teaching (primary and secondary), research, nursing and often undertake further study in subjects such as pharmacy, medicine and dentistry. Placement/Work-based learningA 12-month optional placement is available to students undertaking our Biomedical Science degree. Applied Biomedical Science students undertake a compulsory 15-week work placement in a hospital laboratory*.Study abroadStudents have undertaken research projects in Portugal through the ERASMUS+ projectProfessional recognitionThe BSc Honours Biomedical Science and BSc Honours Applied Biomedical Science programmes are accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). The BSc Honours Applied Biomedical Science is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), ensuring eligibility to apply for the HCPC register. Access to the HCPC register is dependent on satisfactory character references and completion of a "self-declaration".

Which department am I in?

Health and Life Sciences

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 17,980) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2023

Venue

Lanarkshire Campus

UWS,

Eco Campus, Stephenson Place Hamilton International Technology Park,

Hamilton,

G72 0LH, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Including 1 science subject plus GCSE Biology and Chemistry

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

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