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London Metropolitan University

Biomedical Science Extended Degree

UCAS Code: C101

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C

Typical offer grade C (32 UCAS points).

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

Total of 60 credits (45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2) from an Access to Higher Education Diploma. QAA accredited course required.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

English Language and Mathematics GCSEs at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent).

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

A minimum of 15 points at the higher level and a minimum of 4 points in English and Maths.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

Scottish Higher

C,D

A minimum of 32 UCAS points, including two passes at Higher level.

UCAS Tariff

32
80%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

4years

Full-time | 2019

Other options

6 years | Part-time | 2019

4.0 years | Full-time | 2019

6.0 years | Part-time | 2019

**Why study this course?**

This four-year extended degree includes a preparatory year (Year 0) which provides the background necessary for entry to our Biomedical Science BSc (Hons) course and is aimed at those who have little or no scientific background. The course is also suitable if you wish to change your subject area or for those whose secondary level science grades have not matched their expectations.

**More about this course**

The BSc Biomedical Science Extended Degree includes a foundation year (Year 0), designed to act as a bridge between previous education or work experience to ensure that students have the knowledge and academic experience to complete a full BSc Biomedical Science degree programme successfully.

Extended degree students join the level 3 programme (Foundation Year) for the first year of study towards a Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Science. Throughout this four-year degree, we'll help build your knowledge and understanding of the molecules, structures, systems and processes which underpin normal cell, tissue and body functioning. You'll be able to independently critically evaluate and develop ideas on issues, methodologies and processes within the biomedical science field.

London Met is proud to be one of a limited number of institutions that offer this route into Higher Education. The programme is run by experienced staff and is carefully designed to be supportive and motivating and to build confidence and academic ability as well as an understanding of what academic study involves.

The foundation year is designed to provide the fundamental knowledge base in key disciplines, such as biology and chemistry, which is required throughout the biomedical science degree course.

Modules

The first year of this extended degree (Year 0) is a modular course that runs over two semesters. In each semester, all full-time students enrol on four modules. Year 0 can also be studied part-time over two years. Year 0 (Level 3) core topics include: Biology Scientific Studies Chemistry Biochemistry Modules at Levels 4, 5 and 6 can be found on the Biomedical Science BSc (Hons) course page.

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed through progress tests, online tests, coursework, practical reports and presentations.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Holloway

Department:

Biosciences

TEF rating:

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