Biomedical Science - BSc (Hons)

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 34,866
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 46,488

Entry Requirements

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall with no sub score lower than 5.5
  • Pearsons: Overall - 52; Reading - 51; Speaking - 51; Listening - 51; Writing - 51
  • Other equivalent qualifications.


Year One:

Students will gain an understanding of human physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, microbiology and immunology. Laboratory and teaching sessions will provide students with the scientific knowledge and technical skills that will prepare them for Years 2 and 3. In addition, students will be able to develop relevant analytical, communication and transferable skills.

Year Two:

You will gain more understanding of molecular biology and acquire expertise in a range of specialist investigative techniques; epidemiology & data analysis; and research methods. Coverage of areas such as medical biochemistry, cellular pathology, haematology, transfusion science, medical microbiology, immunology, pharmacology and toxicology will explore the nature, importance and treatment of disease processes. In addition, a professional development module will encourage students to consider their own career aspirations, and help them to develop key transferable skills that will assist in their preparation for future employment.

Year Three:

The final year focuses on the integration of previously acquired knowledge to provide students with an appreciation of the multidisciplinary approach to research, diagnosis and management of disorder and disease. Subjects covered will include the laboratory investigation of disease, bioinformatic analysis, translational research and a selection of topics of current relevance to biomedical science. The final year research project will further encourage independent learning, the continued development of technical research skills, scientific writing and critical analysis.

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