University of Westminster

Course Introduction

Biomedical science is concerned with the detailed study of the human body, in health and disease, with emphasis on the diagnosis and understanding of disease states and the mechanisms involved. This course will prepare you for a career in medical diagnostic, pharmaceutical and research environments. It provides you with a thorough education in the disciplines required to understand and investigate disease, and enables you to develop your career in a variety of pathways in biomedical sciences.

Course Modules

Year 1 (Credit Level 4) modules include: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Biomedical Sciences; Cell Biology; Critical Thinking for Scientists; Human Anatomy and Physiology; plus one free choice module. Year 2 (Credit Level 5) modules include: Applied Pathophysiology Biochemistry; Fundamentals of Disease Diagnosis; Immunology; Laboratory Research Methods; Medical Genetics; plus one free choice module. Sandwich placement year. Year 3 (Credit Level 6) modules include: Cellular Pathology; Clinical Chemistry; Clinical Immunology; Haematology and Transfusion Science; Medical Microbiology; Project; plus one free choice module.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £12,750 Overseas Fees