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Applied Biomedical Science (accredited by IBMS)

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Lanarkshire Campus

Content

The UWS BSc Applied Biomedical Science has been developed in partnership with the National Health Service and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), providing a route for you to become a professional Biomedical Scientist, working in NHS-accredited hospital laboratories. With a career in Biomedical Science – taking in research, diagnosis, treatment and disease prevention – you will work at the forefront of modern healthcare.

Hospital laboratories play a vital role in the diagnosis and treatment of patients, with biomedical scientists carrying out tests on clinical specimens, with timely and effective analysis of results informing the effective diagnosis, monitoring, treatment and prevention of disease by medical staff.

This course will ensure that you gain the knowledge, skills and experience to play a leading role in the modern healthcare sector.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements
Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB including Biology or Human Biology plus English and Maths at National 5.

Entry to year 2 is possible with 3 Advanced Highers at BBC including Biology plus English, Maths and Chemistry at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB including Biology or Human Biology plus English and Maths at National 5.

Progression Routes

The professionally accredited and approved status of the University's programmes enables graduates to stand out in short-listing for positions in the sector. UWS graduates leave with the theoretical and practical skills needed for a successful career.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons (Sandwich)

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

C910

Course Length

4 - 5 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Life Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General