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Bangor University

Medical Sciences with Foundation

UCAS Code: B110

Bachelor of Medical Sciences (with Honours) - BMedSci H

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

48-80

Offers are tariff based, 40 - 80 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.: A Levels (including: AS-levels, General Studies) International Baccalaureate Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) BTEC Diplomas and Certificate are accepted Cambridge Technical Diplomas and Certificates are accepted City & Guilds Advanced Technical Diplomas are accepted Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted Scottish Highers Irish Leaving Certificate is accepted International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements). More information here. We also welcome applications from mature applicants. Mature students and/or those with other qualifications are considered on individual merit *For a full list of accepted Level 3 qualifications, go to www.ucas.com.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time including foundation year | 2021

Subject

Medical sciences

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS THE 4 YEAR COURSE WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR - PLEASE APPLY FOR B100 FOR THE THREE YEAR BSC.

To prepare students for our Medical Sciences degree, our Foundation Year provides the basic, but essential understanding of biological and chemical principles that underpin the field. It is an ideal course if you have an interest in Medical Sciences or a desire to enter a related career but do not currently have the necessary scientific background to enter our 3 year programme.
The Foundation Year is also designed to prepare students for our other undergraduate degree programmes, B102 Biomedical Science, B113 Medical Biochemistry and B103 Medical Biology and there is the possibility to transfer onto one of these programmes, subject to successfully passing the Foundation Year.
The Medical Sciences programme will provide a multi-disciplinary perspective of the current and developing field of pathology, medical genetics and disease management. This programme will provide students with a broad basis of scientific knowledge regarding human health and disease, of importance in modern day diagnostics.

Modules

For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bangor University

Department:

School of Medical Sciences

TEF rating:
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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

80%
UK students
20%
International students
31%
Male students
69%
Female students
67%
2:1 or above
7%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
B

After graduation


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Medical sciences

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87%
low
Employed or in further education

Top job areas of graduates

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