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BScBiomedical Science

Tuition fee £9,250.00 per year
Course code B990
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herts.ac.uk/courses/biomedical-science 

Overview

Why choose this course?
Biochemistry is the scientific study of the chemistry of living cells, tissues, organs and organisms.On this degree programme you will study how biochemistry affects our lives, from the discovery of new drugs and the design of new medical treatments , to the industrialisation of laboratory processes.Our links with industry provide you with fantastic opportunities to gain valuable experience in the biosciences industry during the placement year.

Programme structure

Year 1: Cell biology and development; human physiology; molecular biology and genetics; personal transferable skills 1; bioscience; introduction to biochemistry, microbiology & pharmacology; molecular structure and reactivity. Year 2: Principles of immunology; biochemistry; molecular and cell biology; personal transferable skills 2; bioscience; bioscience research methods; molecular structure and synthesis; analytical science. Final year: Cellular differentiation and development; advanced biochemistry; project; pharmaceutical synthesis, production & analysis.

Career opportunities

Careers
On graduation, you will be eligible for employment as a biomedical scientist in the National Health Service and Public Health Service laboratories. In addition, job opportunities exist in the Blood Transfusion Service Laboratories; pharmaceutical and healthcare industries; forensic laboratories; sales and marketing in the healthcare field; education and research. First salaries range from £12,000 to £22,000 pa. 80% or our students have gone on to work or study after graduation (Unistats, 2013).

Work Placement
All Biosciences students have the opportunity to undertake a work placement or study overseas in Europe or North America during their 3rd year.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States