University of West London

Course Introduction

This course is designed to enhance your knowledge of biological and medical sciences to enable understanding and to analyse the basis of human disease. It will involve the study and knowledge of the human body, to conduct medical research on a variety of common health conditions. There are various areas to specialise in for example, genetics, microbiology, and Immunology. The course will prepare you with the required skills needed to become a biomedical scientist, such as practical skills for performing the research to make a breakthrough; technical skills for maintaining high tech machines and equipment; communications skills to report on the results of the patient’s samples and analytical skills for reviewing test results; numeracy skills for analysing statistics and data and organisational skills, providing a methodical approach to prioritise workloads based on urgency. At the end of the degree, you will be trained to study medicine or become a consultant biomedical scientist. This course includes a foundation year.

On graduation you can pursue a career in a wide range of careers in healthcare, working in the NHS, medical research laboratories and/or teaching in academia, pharmaceutical research or biomedical product marketing. You may decide to pursue a medicine or dentistry degree.

Start Date:

09/2020

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) £12,500 Overseas Fees