Biomedical Science

Course Introduction

**Why Choose Kingston**

– This degree is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). If you also complete the IBMS Training Portfolio, you can apply to register as a Biomedical Scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

– You’ll gain first-hand experience of a busy research or diagnostic laboratory.

– You’ll have the opportunity to do an industrial placement, gaining a head start in your career.

**About the Course**

Biomedical Science is a course that covers a huge range of topics, such as cancer screening, diagnosing HIV, blood transfusion, the control of infections, immunology and conditions such as cancer and heart disease. It could be the ideal course for you if you enjoy laboratory investigation and the monitoring of diseases.

You’ll be introduced to biological and chemical principles, to molecular and cell biology, physiology, anatomy, biochemistry, and relevant laboratory techniques.

You’ll also independently research a subject that interests you. This might include a laboratory-based project, analysis of survey information or a review of scientific literature.

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 1: LS4001 Genes, Cells and Tissues; LS4002 Biochemical Foundations of life ; LS4003 Scientific and Laboratory Skills; LS4004 Human Physiology

Year 2: LS5005 Medical Physiology with Research Methods; LS5008 nfection and Immunity; LS5009 athobiology; LS5001 Molecular Biology of the Cell; LS5002 Proteins & Metabolism

Year 3: LS6005 Clinical Chemistry and Haematology (Blood Sciences); LS6006 Clinical Immunology and Medical Microbiology ; L6007 Clinical Applications of Biomedical Sciences; LS6014 Project

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees