What will I learn?

**Why choose this course**- Select modules tailored to your interests, including advanced technologies in gene expression, neuroscience, pharmacology and toxicology. - Access our £10 million Innovation for Health Learning Laboratory to use equipment used by the NHS and research labs across the world. - Gain industry experience through our Professional Training placements and work with one of our partners who offer roles exclusively to students aspiring to become biomedical scientists. - Complete an integrated masters, which incorporates an additional research-focused year of study, to prepare you for a technical research career in industry or academia. - Get the academic requirements needed to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to work as a biomedical scientist in the NHS once you’ve graduated. **What you will study**In your first year, you’ll study topics that are fundamental to biomedical science, including bacteriology, biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, human physiology, microbiology and physiology, ensuring you have a solid foundation upon which to build the rest of your degree.During your second year, you’ll explore analytical biochemistry, pathology and virology. You’ll also have the option to study pharmacology, to gain an understanding of the effect drugs have on the various systems in our bodies, or microbial communities, learning about antimicrobial resistance and biofilms. In your third year, you’ll select two modules, exploring topics such as advanced pharmacology, circadian rhythms, immunology, microbial sciences and toxicology. You’ll study these alongside compulsory modules investigating cancer pathogenesis and treatment, the epidemiology of infectious diseases, our immune system and immunohaematological diseases, and pathogen interactions. You’ll also get the opportunity to work alongside a supervisor to conduct your own scientific research project, performing experiments, and critically evaluating data and literature.

Which department am I in?

FHMS - School of Biosciences and Medicine

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£23,100.00 (US$ 30,558) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Stag Hill

Stag Hill,

Guildford,

Surrey,

GU2 7XH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Overall:BBBRequired subjects: Spanish and either English Language or English Literature. If you do not have Spanish at the required level but you have achieved GCSE grade A* in a modern language OR you expect to achieve at least A-level grade B in a modern language, we can consider offering you a place in the Spanish ab initio group. Ab initio study will involve additional contact hours and intensive study of the language during the first year of the programme. Please be aware: English language would not be treated as a modern language.Applicants taking an A-level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.

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

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