This course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science opens up opportunities for entry into a variety of careers associated with the field of biomedical science. Throughout this programme, you’ll develop specialist knowledge in the areas of anatomy and physiology, disease biology, molecular pathology, and cell biology. Building upon these core topics, our Biomedical Science course then focuses on each of the main pathology disciplines, expanding your appreciation of the role of biomedical science in the understanding of disease presentation, diagnosis, prognosis, and choice of patient treatment. An appreciation of good professional practice and the development of essential employability skills required for today’s competitive job market is also embedded in the course.
Important practical techniques that will be covered throughout the course include DNA analysis, antibiotic resistance, tissue identification, blood grouping, and coagulation tests. In addition, you will have the opportunity to undertake an honours research project in your final year, allowing you to develop your skills further in an area of interest to you. Opportunities exist for students on the BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science course to undertake work placements in an NHS hospital laboratory. Students who are successful in obtaining placements will be eligible to transfer to the BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science.
Our IBMS-accredited course in Biomedical Science will equip you with the skills needed for a variety of careers in the NHS and beyond.