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What will I learn?

**Why Biomedical Science (with placement)?**Our Biomedical Science degree will prepare you for a fascinating future career, whether you wish to graduate to a role in medical research and health services, or move on to professional training in medicine, dentistry, nursing or teaching. Entering a field at the forefront of pioneering advances in medicine, you’ll explore highly relevant and current issues across a range of themes including biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, haematology and virology. You’ll also be able to develop specialisms in advanced areas from biotechnology to neurobiology, toxicology to cancer medicine and more.Our course is very practically-focused and you’ll develop your skills in cutting-edge biomedical laboratory facilities. A series of health laboratory challenges will help build your abilities and confidence in the diagnosis, monitoring, treatment and prevention of disease, before you progress to laboratory research of your own choosing. Work-based modules, ranging from short internships to year-long placements, also give you opportunities to gain real-world experience. This will help further enhance your employment prospects in a wide range of sectors, which are increasingly seeking graduates with biomedical science skills. **Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our vibrant and tight-knit community of over 10,000 students and staff paired with a wide variety of courses means you will have the best of both worlds – a diverse community of sports clubs, societies and activities while also benefiting from specialist lecturers who value you as an individual. Who Cares? We do. We care about our students and the planet. We listened to what our students value most, turning our prospectus digital and providing opportunities for them to protect the planet and move on to study in an environment that works hard to support future generations. As a result, we’re proud that the University of Gloucestershire has been judged the UK’s most sustainable university.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the dynamic county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.**After the course**Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 92% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan.*Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2021 and based on 2018/19 leavers.**Experience an open day**Book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. Our open days have been designed to inform you, inspire you, and help you make the right decision about your next step. It’s your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our friendly student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. **To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on enquiries@glos.ac.uk or call 03330 14 14 14.**

Which department am I in?

School of Natural and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,000.00 (US$ 18,417) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Francis Close Hall

Swindon Road,

Cheltenham,

Gloucestershire,

GL50 4AZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

EEE at A levels or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.

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

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About University of Gloucestershire

Students at the University of Gloucestershire can choose from over 100 courses, each providing a high-quality education driven by leading research.

  • Excellent selection of academic courses
  • A diverse student community from over 60 countries
  • 95% of graduates employed within six months
  • Vibrant campus life with great social opportunities

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