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Biomedical Science

If you would like to be involved in the world’s battle against COVID19 and future pandemics this course is designed for you

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BSc (Hons)) Biomedical Science

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Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

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Pathways Available

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

Biomedical scientists were one of the key workers working tirelessly since the pandemic began to develop diagnostic tests, run COVID testing laboratories, develop vaccines and support doctors in the urgent research into treatment and prevention strategies for the virus. It is a career at the cutting-edge of medical research.

The studies of Biomedical Science is the in-depth study of human biology in both normal and disease states. This degree programme provides you with detailed understanding of the causes of human disease, how these produce symptoms and the effects of disease on the structure and function of human cells, tissues, and the whole organism. Through this course you will learn both current techniques used in the study of human diseases in the NHS, and innovative technologies under development for experimental treatments.

Recent investment in the Digital Health Zone allows students to access the latest techniques in digital anatomy and pathology, including carrying out digital dissection.

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  • There may be additional costs that you may incur as a student such printing, stationary and PC if needed.

Why Study this Degree

The course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).

ou can apply your specialist skills and knowledge towards research in either medical or industrial research organisations (such as pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies), or universities and research institutes.

Your Pathways

The IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.

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The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences

 

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