Biomedical Science BSc | Aston University (2022)

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“My placement was the best decision I made in University. It allowed me to apply the knowledge I had gained in University to real world scenarios. It prepared me not only for my job in the future, but also for my final year of Uni and was a major factor in the improvement of my performance in my exams."

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Graduate role: Biomedical Scientist, Wye Valley Trust, Hereford

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“My placement was the best decision I made in University. It allowed me to apply the knowledge I had gained in University to real world scenarios. It prepared me not only for my job in the future, but also for my final year of Uni and was a major factor in the improvement of my performance in my exams."

Sophie Protheroe

Graduate role: Biomedical Scientist, Wye Valley Trust, Hereford

Course outline and modules

Our dual Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS)and Royal Society of Biology (RSB) accredited Biomedical Science degree focuses on current clinical practice. It has been designed to provide you with the necessary academic requirements to allow you apply to become a registered Biomedical Scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

It covers a range of disciplines including microbiology, physiology and immunology, as well as common aspects of medicine and care, such as blood transfusions; and explores the impact on the human body ofthings like exercise, temperature, and disease.

During your time on the course you could get to:

  • Undertake liver function tests
  • Learn how to set up and read an ECG
  • Determine your own blood group
  • Undertake research to explore new clinical treatments
  • Practice key techniques used in pathology laboratories like preparing and staining tissue samples, and examining serum samples.

All 3rd and 4th year BSc Biomedical Sciences courses are accredited by the IBMS.

Placement year

By studying at Aston, you’ll have the opportunity to gain invaluable real-world experience in the NHS or industry through an optional placement year: giving you the platform for a career that saves and transforms lives.

Designed to make you stand out in the graduate crowd, you could undertake a placement in a hospital, industrial or research laboratory, or in a non-laboratory setting.

Our students have completed placements in:

  • Clinical trial companies
  • Research institutes
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Medical sales
  • Biotechnology companies
  • NHS organisations

International students and post-study work visa

Aston University is a diverse, close community and welcomes international students. Students from over 120 different countries choose to study with us every year and Aston is not only a great place to study, based in the centre of Birmingham it’s also a great place to live.

Graduate Immigration Route
Aston University welcomed the creation of a new Graduate Immigration Route which enables international students to remain in the UK for two years after you complete your studies to find work. This new post-study work visa applies to international students completing full-time undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Find out more information about the Graduate Immigration Route.

For International Students intending to do a foundation year, visit ONCAMPUS.

Course outline

Studying Biomedical Science at Aston University gives you the abilities needed to provide healthcare, undertake medical research and understand the pharmaceutical industry. You’ll develop a thorough knowledge of the core principles of how the human body works, and a deep understanding of the vital role biomedical scientists play in the healthcare sector.

Our teaching is research-led; meaning you learn about the research our world-leading academics are doing, particularly in your final year. We also make sure you gain exposure to practicing biomedical scientists via guest lectures, so you can hear first-hand what this rewarding role is really like.

From your first year at Aston you’ll learn more about the careers available to graduates with biomedical science degrees, as well as spending time reflecting on the skills acquired and needed for your future career.

Modules

Year 1

Learn from a range of bioscience academics and complete a number of specialist sessions with practicing biomedical scientists. You’ll study the key biology topics that will form the basis of your biomedical science education, preparing you for specialist modules in later years. You will also develop the knowledge to undertake laboratory work safely.

Core modules:

  • Biomolecules
  • Cells to Systems
  • Microbiology and Genetics
  • Metabolism and Physiology for Biomedical Science
Year 2

Study new specialist subject areas and revisit previously studied topics at a deeper level. You’ll learn how to select appropriate experimental approaches and test hypotheses, in addition to participating in Problem Based Learning (PBL), where you (as part of a group) will be set a problem and asked to provide a solution through independent research.

Core modules:

  • Clinical Sciences
  • Mechanisms of Pathology
  • Cell Signalling and Physiology
  • Clinical Genetics and Human Disease
Placement

Placement year (optional)

Gain valuable career boosting experiences by setting your studies in a real world context of a working environment alongside professionals.

This course is available as 3 year BSc without placement, or 4 year BSc with integrated sandwich placement. Both options are available to home, EU, and international students.

For students who wishto practice as a biomedical scientist in the NHS, this year is your opportunity to complete an IBMS registration training portfolio in a UKAS accredited CPA hospital laboratory. Students who achieve minimum set grades and complete an accredited placement will graduate with a BSc Applied Biomedical Science qualification and be eligible to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for registration as a biomedical scientist.

The availability of NHS placements are limited and highly competitive. You will have to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and occupational health checks; the cost of these checks will be payable by the student.

Final Year

Acquire the skills required to undertake an individual original research project, study a small number of advanced topics, in addition to critically reflecting on the enhancement of patient care and the importance of codes and acts in biomedical science.

Core modules:

  • Immunology and Inflammation
  • Clinical and Food Microbiology
  • Research Project Preparation
  • Research Project
  • Professional Skills for Biomedical Scientists.

In addition you will complete one of the following two modules*:

  • Cancer Biology
  • Bench to Bedside.

*Please note the availability of any optional modules will be subject to staff availability and a minimum number of students who express an interest in studying the optional modules.

Entry requirements

GCSEs

Five GCSEs which must include Maths and English Language all at grade C/4. Please note we do not accept Key skills or Functional skills in place of these.

A Levels
  • BBB in three A Level subjects including Biology.
  • BBC in three A Level subjects including Biology and B in either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).
  • BCC in three A Level subjects including Biology for our contextual offer scheme.*

The following subjects will not be considered as one of the core three A Levels - General Studies, Critical Thinking, Citizenship Studies.

We welcome applications from students who have tried to improve their examination grades by taking resits and only your latest grades will be accepted. We treat these applications in exactly the same way as other applications.

BTEC

Contextual offer applicants need to achieve a grade C as listed below.

BTEC qualification name*

BTEC grades required

A Level requirements

Extended Diploma

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction*

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OR

Distinction, Distinction, Distinction plus A Levels

This BTEC must be RQF – National in Applied Science D*D*D* (you do not require an additional A Level)

OR

This BTEC must be QCF in Applied Science DDD and you must also achieve grade B in A Level Biology

OR

If you are studying a non-science subject in this BTEC which is QCF or RQF – National then you must achieve DDD and grade B in A Level Biology.

Diploma (QCF)

National Diploma

Distinction, Distinction (DD)

With this BTEC you must also achieve grade B in A Level Biology.

Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)

National Extended Certificate

Distinction (D)

With this BTEC you must also achieve grades BB in two A Levels of which one must be Biology.

90 Credit Diploma (QCF)

Distinction, Distinction (DD)

With this BTEC you must also achieve grades BB in two A Levels of which one must be Biology.

National Foundation Diploma

Distinction (D)

With this BTEC you must also achieve grades BB in two A Levels of which one must be Biology.

*(QCF – Qualification Credit Framework, RQF – Regulated Qualification Framework) If you are unsure of the exact BTEC Qualification name, please contact your school or college provider to confirm.
T Level

Students completing T levels in 2022
T levels in the following subjects are not accepted for entry to this course: Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction; Digital Production, Design and Development; Education and Childcare. Please note that where a T level is listed as 'Not acceptable' this is because the T level does not cover subject specific knowledge that we normally require at A level. If you have taken both a T level and an additional A level or A levels please consult the admissions team for advice in relation to any degrees where T levels are listed as 'not accepted.'

Students completing T levels in 2023 and beyond
There are now an additional seven T Level qualifications in: building services; engineering for construction; digital business services; digital support and services; health; healthcare science; onsite construction and science. The first student cohorts from these subjects will complete their courses in the summer of 2023. We will publish details of the progression opportunities to our degree programmes from these T Levels by September 2022.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

31 points overall and must include grades 5, 5, 5 in Higher Level subjects which must include Biology. You must also have Standard Level grade 5 in both Mathematics and English Language. Or 28 points overall and must include grades 5, 4, 4 in Higher Level subjects which must include Biology. You must also have Standard Level grade 5 in both Mathematics and English Language for contextual offer students.*

Access to Higher Education

We accept the QAA-recognised Access Diploma which must consist of 45 credits at Level 3. You must obtain a minimum of 30 distinction and the rest must be at merit or distinction. Please note that we do not accept the English and Maths components within the Access qualification, and you must meet the GCSE entry requirement. Subjects Accepted: Applied Science, Biology combined with Chemistry, Biomedical Science, Biosciences, Combined Sciences, Health Sciences, Health Sciences Professions, Life Sciences and Sciences.

Please note we do not accept Health and Social Care as it does not contain the amount of core science material required for subsequent undergraduate studies on this degree.

Foundation programmes

Foundation Programme in Science: Biosciences and Pharmacy (Aston University)

It is also possible to gain entry to this course by completing the Foundation Programme in Science: Bioscience and Pharmacy.

External Foundation Programmes from another University

We consider external foundation programmes for entry into our year 1 programmes on a case-by-case basis. We will always require applicants to have met the following criteria prior to application:

5 GCSE’s at grade C/4 or above including Maths and English.

CCC at A Level, including Biology.

Any conditional offers made will be based on meeting a specific grade in your foundation programme. In order to be considered you will need to submit a UCAS application as we do not accept direct applications.

International Students

International qualifications

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. Find out more about our English language requirements. International students can discover more about the qualifications we accept on our international pages.

International foundation programmes

If you don’t meet our entry requirements, we have a range ofpathway programmesoffered by our partner,ONCAMPUS Aston, which you can complete to progress onto one of our degrees.

Other

Degree

Year 1:

We consider applicants for year 1 entry who are undertaking a degree in a related field elsewhere. You must meet the GCSEs and A level (or equivalent) requirements as listed. Alongside this you must have gained (or be expected to gain) 60% overall and 120 credits with no fails at another recognised university.

In order to be considered you will need to submit a UCAS application as we do not accept direct applications , and this must include an academic reference.

Year 2:

Please note that second year transfers are not part of the standard admissions process and is atthe discretion of the admissions team and tutor. Applications are only considered if there is space on that year of the programme. Typically, applicants for second year entry must meet the GCSEs and A level (or equivalent) requirements as listed. Alongside this you must have gained (or be expected to gain) 60% overall and 120 credits with no fails on an equivalent programme at another recognised university. The equivalency of the programme is reviewed by the Admissions Tutor and you will be required to provide an official copy of the programme specification of this. It is also expected that you have not previously attempted the second year of a programme elsewhere. In order to be considered you will need to submit a UCAS application as we do not accept direct applications , and this must include an academic reference.

Year 3/final year:

We will not be able to consider any application for Year 3.

View our Transfers Policy

For further information regarding the transfers policy and Student Transfer Arrangements please see here.

Age of qualifications

Applicants must normally have achieved their eligible academic qualifications for entry onto this course within the last three years.Applicants presenting qualifications older than three years will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Academic Admissions Lead.

DBS and fitness to practice

Full details of our DBS and fitness to practice regulations can be found here.

View our Admissions Policy

Whilst the grades listed here are our entry requirements, we understand that predicted grades are only an estimate. We will therefore consider applicants with predicted grades that fall below these entry requirements if the application is of a high standard (however, initial offers will not be lower than stated above).

*For details on our Aston Ready contextual offer scheme, please see here.

The information contained on this website details the typical entry requirements for this course for the most commonly offered qualifications. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.

Learning, teaching and assessment

As a biomedical science student, you will be taught by experts in biosciences about topics they have a passion for.

There is huge breadth of academic research undertaken across Aston which is integrated into our courses. It’s this integration that gives you a distinct advantage in your studies by ensuring you have access to the latest trends, thinking, issues and research.

You’ll encounter a wide range of teaching approaches, from lectures and group work to practical sessions and interactive workshops and tutorials.

Each year of study is worth 120 credits, with each credit equivalent to 10 learning hours. The learning hours may include but are not limited to lectures, seminars, tutorials, lab sessions,practicals, online activity, reading, other independent study, reflecting on assignment feedback,field trips and work placements.

Assessments

We utilise a wide range of assessments linked to learning outcomes, such as:

  • exams
  • essay writing
  • practical and laboratory reports
  • presentations
  • peer assessment.

Key course staff

Programme Director: Dr Charlotte Law

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What learning facilities can I expect?

  • Extensive and well-equipped laboratories with a variety of equipment designed to support your learning in an industry-relevant environment.
  • 3D computer laboratories for virtual anatomy practicals.
  • Refurbished lecture theatres and seminar rooms.
  • Computer laboratories and a virtual learning environment used for general study, revision and assessment. This platform allows you to access a comprehensive range of study materials, scientific journals, e-journals, databases and Aston Library, fully refurbished and equipped for the digital age. Open 24 hours a day at key points throughout the year with a variety of study spaces, academic support advisors on hand and course texts available electronically or in book form.

Fees and scholarships

UK students (2022/23)

Annual tuition fees:£9,250

During placement year:£1,250

International students/EU students* (2022/23)

Annual tuition fees:£19,700

During placement year: £2,500

*The United Kingdom government has confirmed that European Union (EU), other European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss nationals commencing academic courses in England from August 2021 will no longer be charged the same tuition rates as Home students.

Further information

*Tuition fees are reviewed annually and may increase in subsequent years in line with inflation linked to the Retail Price Index (RPI) to take account of the University’s increased costs of delivering the Programme. Any such increase shall always be in accordance with the law. When undertaking a placement year a placement year fee applies.

More information on fees https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/student-finance

Scholarships

At Aston University we are committed to supporting the most talented and hardworking students to achieve their potential by providing a range of scholarships to help lower tuition and living costs. Find out more about our scholarships here. https://www2.aston.ac.uk/scholarships

Career prospects

Our biomedical science graduates often work in health, pharmaceuticals, or as HCPC registered Biomedical Scientists* within the NHS. Others choose careers in scientific writing, research or undertake further study including teaching qualifications, MSc, PhD or graduate entry medicine.

Recent gradate employers include:

  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • National University Health Systems
  • NHS trusts such as: Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
  • Public Health England
  • Raffles Diagnostica
  • Randox Testing Service
  • Secondary schools
  • The Binding Site.

*If you complete an unaccredited placement, or choose not to complete a placement at all and later wish to practice as HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist, you will have to complete the following post-graduation:

  • IBMS training and registration portfolio in an approved clinical laboratory
  • Achieve a Certificate of Competence awarded by the IBMS

Frequently asked questions

How does studying Biomedical Science at Aston University help prepare me for my career?

Our course provides the ideal blend of theoretical grounding, technical skills development, and industry know-how to make you lab-ready for any industrial placement or career.

To ensure you gain a solid understanding of the range of careers available to you and the role that biomedical scientists play in the wider healthcare field, you’ll be exposed to and learn from a wide range of healthcare experts. This includes being taught by practising biomedical scientists and, where available, sessions with medical consultants, nurses and patients about the role of biomedical scientists in patient care.

Will this course help me register as a professional Biomedical Scientist?

Yes! When you successfully complete a 4-year degree with an integrated placement year in a UKAS accredited CPA hospital laboratory and successfully graduate with a BSc Applied Biomedical Science qualification; you will be eligible to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council for registration as Biomedical Scientist. You can also choose to complete your IBMS portfolio post-graduation, see our careers prospects section for more information.

Can I go on a placement year on this course?

Yes, you can. Designed to make you stand out in the graduate crowd, you can undertake placements in laboratory settings such as hospital, industrial or research laboratories, as well as non-laboratory settings. We have a dedicated Careers and Placements team who will provide you with ongoing support and an array of opportunities, including on campus placement fairs and CV surgeries, to help you source your placement.

Our students have completed placements in settings such as:

  • Clinical trial companies
  • Research institutes
  • Pharmaceutical companies (eg. AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Medical sales
  • Biotechnology companies
  • NHS trusts
What accreditation does this course have?

Our BSc Biomedical Science course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology (RSB) and the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). The BSc Applied Biomedical Science qualification is also approved by the Health and Care Professions Council.

All 3rd and 4th year BSc Biomedical Sciences courses are accredited by the IBMS.

Why should international students choose Aston University?

Study at Aston University and you will be part of a multi-cultural community located at the heart of the dynamic city of Birmingham. Our courses are practical, inspired by industry and many have internationally recognised accreditations. Renowned for our employability prospects and connections to business and industry, we provide outstanding careers support, advice and placement opportunities.

For those interested in working in the UK after they have graduated, the UK Government have created a new post-study work visa. For more information visit the government website.

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Which college is best for BSc biomedical science? ›

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Is biomedical science a BSc? ›

Biomedical Science BSc is a modular three-year degree covering the range of biological science disciplines that underpin our understanding of human health and disease.

Is BSc biomedical science good? ›

degree in biomedical science can be a gateway to working in many fields: education, research, sales, medical practice, and hospital and institutional work. Students also use this degree to pursue graduate study in the health professions to become a medical doctor, dentist, podiatrist, etc.

Is BSc biomedical science available in DU? ›

Admission to B.Sc. Hons. Biomedical Sciences program is purely based on Merit in the Class 12 examination.
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Is Biomedical Science a doctor? ›

Some biomedical scientists also possess a medical degree (MD, DO, PharmD, Doctor of Medical Laboratory Sciences[MLSD], MBBS, etc.) in addition to an academic degree.

Is BSc biomedical hard? ›

Biomedical science is a hard degree to obtain, which is why it usually leads to graduate entry-level medicine and dentistry. Don't be put off though. You will be fine if you work hard and select the right modules (those that interest you).

What can I do after BSC biomedical science? ›

After graduating in Biomedical Science, you become eligible for a master's degree in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Genetics, Biochemistry and Life Sciences. You can enrol in a PhD course in Biomedical Science with a public health background or an MSc degree in related subjects like Microbiology or Biochemistry.

Is biomedical science harder than biology? ›

Biomedical science is technically more difficult because it adds medical aspects of Biology to the course. Both require strong grades to be admitted to college and hard work and good grades to be accredited.

How many years is a biomedical science degree? ›

You can complete your Biomedical Sciences degree in three or four years. If you choose to study abroad, this will take place in Year 3, and the Year 3 modules will instead be studied in Year 4.

Can you become a doctor with a biomedical science degree? ›

Yes, you can change your career path from biomedical science to medicine. You can apply for graduate entry medicine or a dentistry programme. It allows healthcare professionals and biomedical science graduates like yourself to obtain an MD degree in a shorter time.

Which is better biomedical science or biochemistry? ›

Biochemistry requires good foundational chemistry whereas Biomedical doesn't. The sheer amount of foundational chemistry needed is a lot, and combined with the already in-depth biology knowledge you have to memorise, it is definitely the more challenging course.

Why do people study biomedical science? ›

In addition to developing your scientific knowledge, studying Biomedical Science enables you to develop a wide range of skills, including problem-solving, teamwork, data handling and analysis, organisation, and communication. This broad skill set will be extremely valuable no matter what career path you choose.

Which B.Sc course has highest salary? ›

Below mentioned are some of the top B.Sc courses with high payment salary and jobs in demand.
  • B.Sc Physics.
  • B.Sc Mathematics.
  • B.Sc Computer Science.
  • B.Sc Biochemistry.
  • B.Sc Biotechnology.
  • B.Sc Botany.
  • B.Sc in Zoology.
  • B.Sc in Statistics.
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Does biomedical science require NEET? ›

Hope you are doing good, Some of the best medical courses without NEET include BSc Nursing, BSc Biotechnology, Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Pharmacy, BSc Psychology, BSc Biomedical Science so bsc biomedical science NEET is not required.

How can I become a doctor after B.Sc biomedical science? ›

You can study your biomedical science degree for 3 years, graduate then you can enter in a medical degree after. Typical med degree is 5 years, but since you have done the biomedical degree, you only need to do 4 years. Not just Biomed but other biological sciences too such as Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Physiology.

Can a biomedical scientist work in a hospital? ›

Biomedical scientists carry out a range of laboratory and scientific tests to support the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Operating theatres, accident and emergency (A&E) and many other hospital departments would not function without biomedical scientists.

Where can a biomedical science work? ›

Biomedical scientists tend to be employed by private hospitals, pharmaceutical manufacturers, universities, clinical pathology laboratories and public health boards.

Which is better biomedical science or microbiology? ›

Biomedical science has alot more career opportunities than microbiology!! If you are going to be a microbiologist, do a microbiology degree. If you want other scientific careers do biomedical science. The other jobs on Prospects seem to require further training on top of the biomed bachelors.

Is nursing better than biomedical science? ›

In short, neither Biomedical Science nor Nursing is better than the other. They are two professions with many employment opportunities. Biomedical Science has higher educational requirements and standards than Nursing, making entry more challenging.

What biomedical science jobs pay the most? ›

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Is Biomedicine the same as medicine? ›

Depending on the severity of the disease, biomedicine pinpoints a problem within a patient and fixes the problem through medical intervention. Medicine focuses on curing diseases rather than improving one's health.

Is there a future in biomedical science? ›

A degree in biomedical science will open up a wide range of career opportunities. You may choose to stay within the field of biomedical science, or you may branch out into other areas where the knowledge gained through your degree will be equally important.

Which B.Sc course is best? ›

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  5. BSc Biotechnology. ...
  6. BSc Computer Science. ...
  7. BSc Nursing. ...
  8. BSc Agriculture.
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How many subjects are there in biomedical science? ›

This is a discipline with a very wide range, encompassing three general areas of speciality: bioengineering, physiological sciences, and life sciences.

Can you do Biomedical Science without chemistry? ›

Universities will want you to have studied one science-based subject, while others may ask for two. These can include applied science, chemistry, physics, maths, biology or human biology, with some unis wanting a grade C or above. General studies and critical thinking subjects are typically not accepted.

Can you change from Biomedical Science to medicine? ›

At certain universities, it's possible to apply for a transfer to Medicine if you're studying Biomedical Science or another similar degree. Some universities also offer the opportunity to be fast-tracked to interview if you apply for Medicine from another degree.

What is an example of biomedicine? ›

A system in which medical doctors and other healthcare professionals (such as nurses, pharmacists, and therapists) treat symptoms and diseases using drugs, radiation, or surgery. Also called allopathic medicine, conventional medicine, mainstream medicine, orthodox medicine, and Western medicine.

Is there a lot of math in biomedical science? ›

Math is a key foundational component of engineering, and biomedical engineers definitely need strong strong math skills.

What subjects do you need for Biomedicine? ›

If you are a student wanting to take Biomedical Science, recommended subjects to take in Years 12 and 13 include Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths and English, or another subject which develops literacy and communication skills.

What grades do you need for Biomedicine? ›

We require grades A*AA-ABB, including two of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics (the Core Sciences ). You must have a minimum of grades AB in at least two Core Sciences and pass the practical assessments in these subjects.

What masters can I do with a biomedical science degree? ›

Career options with a Biomedical Science Masters
  • Biomedical scientist.
  • Forensic scientist.
  • Clinical scientist.
  • Medicinal chemist.
  • Analytical chemist.
  • Nurse.
  • Biochemist.
  • Medical scientist.
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How do I study medicine after biomedical science? ›

If you are planning to switch from biomedical science to medicine degree then you can apply for a graduate entry medicine program or any dentistry program in various universities. The 4 year accelerated program is a pathway program for students aiming to complete the medicine degree in a recorded time.

Can biomedical science become a dentist? ›

Providing you pass your biomedical degree with good grades it shouldn't be hard for you to apply for dentistry. Most students applying for dentistry with a relevant medical or science related degree usually go into the the third year of dentistry depending on which university you apply to.

What is the highest paid job in biochemistry? ›

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What do you study in biomedical science? ›

Biomedical science focuses on how cells, organs and systems function in the human body; an exciting and dynamic area that is highly relevant to the understanding and treatment of human diseases.

Is biomedical same as biochemistry? ›

Biochemistry is an area within biomedical science. Biomedical science, particularly in hospital practice, can cover a number of specialisms such as biochemistry, haematology, microbiology, virology, immunology, histopathology, cytology, serology, mycology, each of which looks at different things.

What is the difference between biotechnology and biomedical science? ›

Biomedical engineering has a clinical and medical health focus, while biotechnology concentrates on developing solutions in fields from agriculture to medicine. Biotechnology makes use of organisms, organic systems and biology to develop technological solutions.

Which has more scope biotechnology or biomedical science? ›

Biotechnology covers a broader scope in natural sciences, while the principles of biomedical engineering mainly on medicine and engineering principles.

What makes a good biomedical scientist? ›

An interest in science and technology – a good academic background and an ability to update and test your knowledge against experience. Good communication skills - to be able to liaise with the healthcare team and also to advise and reassure patients. To be comfortable using modern technology and complex equipment.

Which BSc is best for biology students? ›

Top BSc Courses After PCB
BSc BiologyBSc Geology
BSc OptometryBSc Environmental Science
BSc Nutrition and DieteticsBFSc (Bachelor in Fisheries Sciences)
BSc and AH – Veterinary ScienceBSc Food Technology
BSc ZoologyBSc Home Science
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Which medical course is best? ›

Best Medical Courses after 12th in India
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) ...
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)
  • Bachelors in Pharmacy.
  • Bachelors of Vocational Training (OTT)
  • Bachelors of Vocational Training (MLT)
  • 7 Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)
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Which BSc is best for government jobs? ›

Students who are pursuing or have pursued BSc Biology courses are eligible for various government jobs after completing their degree. Some of the top most pursued government jobs after BSc Biology are that of Lab Technician, Biochemists, Lab Assistant, Lecturer etc.

Can I become a doctor without MBBS? ›

To become a qualified doctor without doing MBBS, one can get into any of the AYUSH (Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) courses, which are now regularised by the government and offered as full-fledged professional courses.

Can I get MBBS seat without NEET? ›

Though it is not possible to get admission in MBBS without NEET in India. NEET UG exam is mandatory for admission in MBBS in India or abroad. But there are various other medical courses which you can join on the basis of class 12th marks.

Can I become a doctor without NEET? ›

Without Neet MBBS is quite impossible. However, there are many other medical courses is available which is easily possible without the Neet exam. Apart from the major medical course, some other courses are also available who enhance the healthcare center.

Is BSc biomedical science good? ›

degree in biomedical science can be a gateway to working in many fields: education, research, sales, medical practice, and hospital and institutional work. Students also use this degree to pursue graduate study in the health professions to become a medical doctor, dentist, podiatrist, etc.

Are biomedical scientists in demand? ›

As new drugs and treatments are developed, the demand for Biomedical Scientists is increasing. The world of biomedical science offers both a wide variety of roles and excellent rates of pay. Medical biology careers span the spectrum of medical sciences.

Which University is best for Biomedical? ›

Here are the Best Biomedical Engineering Programs
  • Johns Hopkins University (Whiting)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Stanford University.
  • University of California, Berkeley.
  • University of California--San Diego (Jacobs)
  • Duke University (Pratt)
  • University of Pennsylvania.

What can you do after BSc Biomedical Science? ›

After graduating in Biomedical Science, you become eligible for a master's degree in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Genetics, Biochemistry and Life Sciences. You can enrol in a PhD course in Biomedical Science with a public health background or an MSc degree in related subjects like Microbiology or Biochemistry.

Why is UK best for Biomedical Science? ›

BSc in Biomedical Science in UK is an undergraduate course that covers a different range of topics, making it an excellent choice for the students who wish to pursue their Bachelor's degree in UK. Universities in UK for BSc in Biomedical Science offer many elective courses to choose from.

Which University in London is best for Biomedical Science? ›

Best Universities for Biotechnology & Biomedical Sciences in UK
  • University of Oxford. ...
  • University of Cambridge. ...
  • University of Edinburgh. ...
  • Imperial College London. ...
  • University of Glasgow. ...
  • University College London (UCL) ...
  • King's College London. ...
  • University of Bath.
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What is the study of biomedical science? ›

Biomedical science focuses on how cells, organs and systems function in the human body; an exciting and dynamic area that is highly relevant to the understanding and treatment of human diseases.

What degree do you need to be a biomedical engineer? ›

For STP positions in the physical sciences and biomedical engineering (which include medical engineering), the most commonly accepted degrees will be in pure or applied physics, engineering or applied mathematics.

Is maths needed for Biomedical Engineering? ›

Regardless of the approach to a biomedical engineering degree, the curriculum will have a complete series of math courses from calculus through differential equations and will likely include a course in statistics.

Is there a future in biomedical science? ›

A degree in biomedical science will open up a wide range of career opportunities. You may choose to stay within the field of biomedical science, or you may branch out into other areas where the knowledge gained through your degree will be equally important.

Can you become a doctor with a biomedical science degree? ›

Yes, you can change your career path from biomedical science to medicine. You can apply for graduate entry medicine or a dentistry programme. It allows healthcare professionals and biomedical science graduates like yourself to obtain an MD degree in a shorter time.

What is taught in BSC biomedical science? ›

B.Sc. Biomedical Sciences is an undergraduate course that can be completed in 3 years. The course deals with the biological principles that govern the functioning of human bodies, mechanisms of diseases and measures to control and cure diseases using advanced tools and technologies.

Is biomedical science harder than biology? ›

Biomedical science is technically more difficult because it adds medical aspects of Biology to the course. Both require strong grades to be admitted to college and hard work and good grades to be accredited.

Which university is best for biomedical sciences UK? ›

What are the top biomedical sciences universities in the UK?
  • Ulster University.
  • University of Portsmouth.
  • Keele University.
  • London Metropolitan University.
  • Teesside University.

Which is better biomedical science or biochemistry? ›

Biochemistry requires good foundational chemistry whereas Biomedical doesn't. The sheer amount of foundational chemistry needed is a lot, and combined with the already in-depth biology knowledge you have to memorise, it is definitely the more challenging course.

How many years is Bio Med? ›

You can complete your Biomedical Sciences degree in three or four years. If you choose to study abroad, this will take place in Year 3, and the Year 3 modules will instead be studied in Year 4.

Is Biomedical Science similar to medicine? ›

Medicine is diagnosing diseases and treating patients while biomedical science is about the research for treatment. Both fields are about saving and improving human life but they go about it in different ways.

How long is a biomedical degree? ›

A standard degree in Biomedical Sciences is three years long and will result in a Bachelors of Science (BSc). Some universities alternatively offer four-year programmes that result in an “honours” degree, BSc (Hons). This will make it easier to pursue a Masters or PhD later on.

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