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St George's, University of London

Biomedical Science

UCAS Code: B940

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

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B

Biology and Chemistry plus one other subject. General Studies and Key Skills not accepted. Adjusted criteria: If you attend a non-selective state school or college in England, you may be eligible to receive an adjusted A-Level offer two grades lower than the standard. You must meet all other academic and non-academic entry requirements Resits We will consider applications from applicants that are re-sitting their A levels (including AS levels and modular resits) over 3 years. However, you will be required to achieve higher grades. Re-sit applications will be assessed on an individual basis, as offers may be dependent on achieved Biology and Chemistry grades. Any re-sit grades will supersede any previous grades you have achieved. Applicants must be aware that any offer made on the basis of their re-sits will make their previous A levels null and void and there can be no mixing and matching of grades from different academic cycles.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,M2,M2

Combinations of individual Pre-U subjects and A Levels are acceptable.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

34

16 points at Higher Level, with a minimum score of 6 in either Biology or Chemistry and 5 in the other. At Standard Level, a minimum score of 5 must be attained in Mathematics (or Maths Studies) and English, if at least a B grade has not previously been attained in GCSE/IGCSE/O level Maths and English.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B,B

Must include Chemistry and Biology.

UCAS Tariff

128-152

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Biomedical sciences

This course prepares you to pursue a career in medicine or research, or specialise in areas such as forensic medicine, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, clinical trials coordination or biomedical product marketing.

There is also opportunity to transfer into Medicine (MBBS) once the course has finished. Students may also extend their course by an additional year and in so doing, receive an MSci Biomedical Science.

The curriculum offers flexibility and focus in year 3, to better prepare students interested in pursuing careers in both healthcare and medicine.

These routes are:

•BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Anatomy
•BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Cell & Molecular Biology
•BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Genomics
•BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Global Health
•BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Immunity & Infection
•BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Physiology & Pharmacology
•BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Psychiatry
•BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Behavioural Medicine
•BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Neuroscience
•BSc (Hons) Clinical Bioscience

Or, students may opt for the general BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

Whichever option students select, there are a range of professional placement opportunities. These include within industry, the National Health Service or international placements.

Tuition fees

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International
£18,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

St George's, University of London

Department:

Biomedical Sciences

TEF rating:
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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Subjects allied to medicine not otherwise specified

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This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.


Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

94%
UK students
6%
International students
37%
Male students
63%
Female students
82%
2:1 or above
5%
Drop out rate

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Subjects allied to medicine not otherwise specified

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£23,000
high
Average annual salary
98%
med
Employed or in further education
82%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

29%
Health professionals
26%
Therapy professionals
9%
Health associate professionals

Courses like this are more usually taken at postgraduate level - very few students take one of these degrees as a first degree. There isn't a great deal of reliable information on the employment prospects for these graduates so bear that in mind when you review the stats. Students tend to go on to further study or pursue jobs within the healthcare sector, but it might be a good idea to go on open days and talk to tutors about what previous graduates from your chosen subject went on to do.

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