What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
To include 2 science subjects preferably from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136-144 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers84%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,000
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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This degree is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science and provides a thorough grounding in the theory and laboratory techniques associated with Biomedical Science - dealing with the study of life processes within the context of human health and disease. Taught jointly with clinical and biomedical staff from local hospitals, our Biomedical Science degree is a very structured scheme in which all modules are compulsory.
Year 1: Molecules of life; cell structure and function; genetics; biotechnology; protein biochemistry; anatomy and tissue structure; impact of microbes; infection and immunity; hormones and development; human physiology; skills in biomedical and life sciences; experimental design and data analysis; introduction to biomedical sciences; biomedicine and society; diagnosis in biomedical science. Year 2: Biochemistry; cell biology; medical microbiology; genetics; clinical biochemistry; cellular pathology; haematology and transfusion science; practical physiology. Year 3: Cell signalling 1; cell signalling, transport and disease; cell cycle and stem cells; medical genetics; immunology; ethics in biomedicine; environmental pathogens; cancer; pathobiology; enhancing a employability and career potential; biological sciences research project.
Collegiate, local, global: Lancaster is the ultimate university community. Whoever you are, you're bound to feel at home. At Lancaster you won't just be coming to a top 10 university, you'll be coming to a world of opportunity - Lancaster students can volunteer in Malaysia, India and China. We've had the best uni halls for three years running, according to the National Student Housing Survey.
How you'll spend your time
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Lectures / seminars||29%||30%||15%|
- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
- Written exams
- Practical exams
Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).
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UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
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