University of Westminster

Course Introduction

As a Biomedical Sciences student at the University of 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. Recent graduates have gone on to work in fields as diverse as diagnostic pathology, healthcare management, medicine and medical research, and in hospitals, laboratories and major pharmaceutical organisations across the globe. 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.

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

Qualifications required:

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

Key Course Information

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73% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 75%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 90%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 82%

£19,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 25
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 20
Unknown 5

22% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 29%

Total Coursework: 39%

Total Practical: 7%

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

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