University of Westminster

Course Introduction

As a Human and Medical Science student at Westminster, you will benefit from some of the best teaching and facilities available. Our staff and courses are recognised for their excellence in teaching, and our state'of'the'art laboratories were recently completely refurbished as part of a multi'million pound modernisation plan. Our experienced and research'active staff work in close collaboration with bio'industry, the NHS and research institutions within the UK, Europe and the US. In the recent Research Assessment Exercise, a proportion of the research outputs in all subject areas submitted across Life Sciences were judged to be at world'leading and internationally excellent levels.

Course Modules

Students study the core medical sciences (physiology, anatomy, cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics) and choose from a range of options in pharmacology, neuroscience, nutrition or pathology in order to tailor their degree to specific career interests and aspirations.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher CCCC
  • Irish Leaving Certificates CCCDD
  • International Baccalaureate 26
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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86% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 71%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 82%

£22,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 45
Studying 20
Studying and working 10
Unemployed 10
Unknown 15

21% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 42%

Total Coursework: 52%

Total Practical: 5%

£4,700 - £6,700
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,400 - £9,000
Typical cost of private accommodation