Biomedical Sciences (with Foundation Year option) (BSc (Hons))

Bournemouth University the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 5 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 15000 per year

All study options

About Biomedical Sciences (with Foundation Year option) at Bournemouth University

Why study BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences?

  • Study strategies of research, new discoveries and principles of new technologies for more effective analysis and precise interpretations of health and disease
  • Understand the theories, concepts and principles relevant to different disciplines in biomedical sciences as well as the wider application of these to address societal needs
  • Develop skills to evaluate scientific literature to understand how evidence-based decisions are made in biomedical sciences and how to conduct your own biomedical science research
  • Complete a 30-week placement in year three to experience some essential and fascinating insights for your future career
  • Explore different techniques for developing medicine and how they are used to treat illness in the human body in our new state-of-the-art laboratory facilities. 

Biomedical sciences form an important component of medical science, informing, supporting and improving human healthcare and medicine. It is a broad-based science degree which studies the biological mechanisms of human health and disease.

Career opportunities in Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical science is a rapidly growing area of study and graduates are highly sought after by a diverse range of organisations, not only medical, but those involved in other scientific and related technical research and development. 

We expect most of our graduates will want to progress their particular area of interest, either by making an original contribution to knowledge in their field by further postgraduate study, or by working in a diagnostic, pharmaceutical or research organisation. 

Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the scientific skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 5 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

  • Foundation year September 2021 and September 2022: £9,250 (UK, ROI& CI only)
  • Placement year: £850

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/ug-funding

Entry requirements

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: The entry requirements for this course are 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. 

Foundation year: 48-72 UCAS tariff points.

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: If English is not your first language you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading, or equivalent.

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at Bournemouth University to prepare for your chosen course:

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