Kingston University London

Course Introduction

Biomedical scientists are involved in areas ranging from cancer screening to diagnosing HIV, from blood transfusion to the control of infections. This course is ideal if you are interested in learning about laboratory investigations carried out to diagnose disease and monitor treatment of patients. It provides excellent grounding for postgraduate study ' including medicine and research degrees ' and many careers in science and health, including teaching.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 112-112
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 112
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD

Key Course Information

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91% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 93%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 82%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 81%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 53
Studying 26
Studying and working 1
Unemployed 12
Unknown 8

22% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 50%

Total Coursework: 32%

Total Practical: 18%

£4,500 - £4,800
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,600 - £5,200
Typical cost of private accommodation