Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

Gain a thorough grounding in the basis, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease by studying Biomedical Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London.

This comprehensive programme will prepare you to join the ranks of biomedical researchers at the forefront of human health investigation. You’ll study biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, molecular biology and genetics before choosing from a range of optional modules in years 2 and 3, allowing you to specialise and follow your own particular interests.

As a 2nd and 3rd'year student you’ll receive specialist teaching from local health professionals, allowing you to learn more about subjects including neuroscience and clinical diagnosis of disease. You’ll have the option to embark on a lab'based individual research project in your 3rd year, joining a renowned research culture that has seen former students contribute to published scientific papers.

You’ll benefit from a recent £16 million investment in state'of'the'art equipment for bioinformatics, mass spectrometry and protein and gene sequencing, as well as our excellent imaging facilities, including confocal laser scanning microscopes for 3D live'cell imaging.

Through your studies you will gain an impressive portfolio of transferrable skills, making you an attractive prospect for potential employers. Invaluable lab experience, specialist learning and communication skills will help you to join our alumni in sectors including medical research, biotechnology and clinical trials coordination.

+ Gain a comprehensive knowledge of Biomedical Sciences geared towards further biomedical research.

+ Learn from specialist medical professionals based in local hospitals.

+ Gain invaluable transferable skills to take into the workplace, including lab experience, data handling and communication skills.

+ Take part in world'class research led by renowned academics, with 76% of our Biological Sciences research ranked world'leading and internationally excellent.

+ Graduate with a Royal Society of Biology accredited degree.

Course Modules

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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) £18,900 Overseas Fees