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University of South Wales

Medical Sciences

UCAS Code: B901

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

Biology is required. General Studies is excluded. We take all aspects of an application into consideration. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact [email protected]

Access to HE Diploma

D:24,M:18,P:3

An Access to Science or Mathematics is required with 18 distinctions to come from Biology modules. We take all aspects of an application into consideration. Combinations of credits amounting to the same tariff points are acceptable – if you have any questions please contact [email protected]

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

A relevant subject is required which includes Biology modules. We take all aspects of an application into consideration. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact [email protected]

UCAS Tariff

120

Biology is required. General Studies is excluded. We take all aspects of an application into consideration. Combinations of qualifications are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

A*-B

We accept the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma in lieu of a third subject. The grade range for the Skills Challenge Certificate is the range within which the University will normally make offers. The grade will reflect what you would have been asked for from a third A Level. Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions.

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

The Medical Sciences course is designed primarily for students who want to become medical doctors. It is part of the graduate entry feeder scheme to medicine at Cardi? University (A101) and our graduates are also able to progress to postgraduate medicine at other universities. The teaching of all subject areas, which range from anatomy and physiology to clinical skills and health policy, is reinforced by applying theoretical knowledge to clinical scenarios. Throughout the programme, you will gain valuable, hands-on clinical training and research experience.

Every year, there are ten places available on the A101 programme for suitably qualified graduates of this course. For details, please refer to the published admissions policy for A101 at Cardi? University.

As well as being a strong scientific qualification, a key feature of the Medical Sciences degree is the application of scientific knowledge to clinical scenarios using clinical simulation.

You will gain experience from intensive work placements in local NHS facilities. These provide first-hand experience of medicine and healthcare in a range of departments and disciplines.

From studying topics as diverse as tropical medicine, clinical practice or biological anthropology, to potentially being selected to take part in human dissection, you will gain robust scientific knowledge and skills during this course. When you graduate, you'll be able to decide which area of healthcare is suitable for you and be in a very strong position for an application to postgraduate medicine. Many of our graduates progress to medicine and most now work in the healthcare sector.

The Medical Sciences degree is based on our Glyntaff campus. Glyntaff is surrounded by green open spaces. Our students say they love the relaxed atmosphere and beautiful views.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
International
£12,600
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Pontypridd

Department:

Applied Sciences

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