Middlesex University

Course Introduction

Supported by our team of biomedical science researchers, BSc Biomedical Science will equip you with the full range of techniques required to pursue a career in hospital laboratories and scientific research.

**Why study BSc Biomedical Science at Middlesex University?**

Fast-paced and hands-on, this exciting degree will open up many opportunities for entry into a variety of careers associated with the field of biomedical science. As well as developing your specialist knowledge you'll learn techniques such as microscopy, blood typing, immunoassays, DNA analysis, coagulation tests, tissue identification and staining, ensuring that you graduate with an understanding of good professional practice and the key skills required in biomedical science today.

Our lecturers have worked in a range of scientific backgrounds as research scientists and even medics, and within labs across the biomedical science field. Our teaching is informed by the research that is taking place on campus, such as the development of affordable treatment for AIDS-related cancer patients in developing countries.

We use real clinical laboratory challenges as the starting point for teaching, so you will learn through practical examples. Our small class sizes mean you receive high levels of support and ensure your learning is tailored to your interests.

Our course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) and provides you with a professional qualification that will support your scientific career

**Course highlights**

Build professional experience whilst you study via a range of placement opportunities, such as in an NHS hospital laboratory, or by completing a sandwich year

Our state-of-the-art bioanalytical laboratories for teaching and research are among the best in the UK

Work with the next generation of scientific instrumentation for molecular analysis – in line with the new focus on protein-hunting rather than gene-hunting in scientific research

Our supportive learning environment has seen this course receive a 90% satisfaction rate from students

As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course Modules

Foundation year: Life Sciences - Compulsory, SMART (Students Mastering Academic writing, Research and Technology) - Compulsory

Foundation Mathematics - Compulsory, Foundation Project - Compulsory

Year 1: Professional Practice for Biomedical Science (15 credits), Biomolecular Science (15 credits), Cell Sciences (30 credits), Human Sciences (30 credits), Introduction to Biomedical Sciences (30 credits) Year 2: Research Methods and Professional Practice (30 credits), Molecular and Genetic Sciences (15 credits), Cellular Sciences (15 credits), Blood Sciences (15 credits), Infection Sciences (15 credits), Clinical Sciences (30 credits) Year 3: Transplantation, Transfusion and Specialist Biochemistry (30 credits), Cell and Molecular Pathology (30 credits), Dissertation (30 credits), Medical Microbiology (30 credits).

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £11,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • IELTS (Academic)6.0With a minimum of 5.5 in each componentTOEFL (iBT)72.0With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in readingPTE Academic51.0With at least 51 in all components