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Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) years full-time 2018
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) years part-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Others in Biological Sciences
Student score
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% employed or in further study
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Average graduate salary
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
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Scottish Highers
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BTEC Diploma
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UCAS tariff points

With a majority of science-related subjects (biology, chemistry and/or mathematics). A-levels in general studies and critical thinking are not accepted. The UCAS tariff score is applicable to you if you have recently studied a qualification that has a UCAS tariff equivalence.

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


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.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


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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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

A rational approach to the development of treatments for current and emerging threats to human well-being depends upon a sound knowledge of human health and disease. Biomedicine is at the interface between molecular, cell and integrative biology and evolving disease therapies, while biomedical research plays a pivotal role in the transfer of advances in basic science into effective practices that promote human health as well as into treatments for human diseases. This programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills for participation in the biomedical community, either professionally or personally. After gaining entry to this programme via UCAS and completing Year 1, you can elect to decelerate your pace of study and transfer to a four-year, part-time evening study version of this degree.


The BSc Biomedicine is composed of compulsory and core modules studied at Levels 4, 5 and 6 to a total of 360 credits. You complete 120 credits per year. Modules are worth 15, 30 or 60 credits each. In Year 1, you take eight compulsory modules, each worth 15 credits. In Year 2, you take two compulsory modules worth 30 credits each and a core module worth 60 credits. In Year 3, you take two compulsory modules worth 30 credits each and complete a 60-credit laboratory research project. Alternatively, based on your academic performance, you may elect to undertake an independent research project, mentored by a member of academic staff. Year 1: Chemistry for the Biosciences I; Chemistry for the Biosciences II; Mathematics for Science; Molecular Cell Biology I; Molecular Cell Biology II; Molecular Cell Biology III; Practical Skills for the Biosciences I; Practical Skills for the Biosciences II; Practical Skills for the Biosciences III. Year 2: Human Physiology; Molecular Biology and Human Genetics; Research Methods and Data Analysis. Year 3: Advanced Cell Biology; Microbes and Antimicrobials; BSc Biomedicine research project; Independent Research Project; Specialist Laboratory Research Project. The Level 4 syllabus of the BSc Biomedicine is shared with that for the BSc Structural Molecular Biology; this makes it possible to elect to change programmes at the end of Year 1, if desired.

Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck is a world-class university headquartered in the heart of Bloomsbury in central London. It is a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London's only specialist evening degree provider with students aged 18 to 100. We are a College of the University of London and champion part-time and evening teaching and research in higher education.

We list 41 full-time, evening taught Birkbeck courses, but you can choose from more than 80 part-time evening degrees - visit Birkbeck website for full details.

How you'll spend your time

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
These stats refer to the prospects of graduates from general courses in biosciences. About a quarter go into further study and for those who go into work, bioscience, teaching and finance jobs are the most common types of employment. But you can go into most careers with this kind of degree — the majority of jobs for graduates don’t ask for a particular degree subject - and you will acquire a wide range of skills valued by many employers. If you want to find out more specifically about the prospects for your chosen subject, it might be a good idea to go on open days and talk to tutors about what previous graduates from your chosen subject went on to do.
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