Medical Science (with Foundation Year option) BSc (Hons)

Why study BSc (Hons) Medical Science?

  • Focus on the cutting-edge science that underpins modern medicine, fostering new discoveries and technologies which improve healthcare
  • Learn how our bodies work, how disease is treated and how new technology is evolving in this field
  • Choose one of two possible pathways: Medical Science or Psychology-focused Medical Science - you can choose to concentrate on a broad approach or focus on the specific role of psychology in medical science
  • Spend a minimum 30-weeks in a practical setting in industry in your third year, ensuring you graduate with demonstrable scientific skills and the ability to disseminate them
  • Develop the ability to undertake your own original research for the benefit of medical science
  • We have recently invested in new state-of-the-art laboratory facilities so that you will have the best possible learning environment for developing the necessary practical skills for a career in medical science and the various opportunities it brings. 

Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the scientific skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.

Career opportunities 

Your degree will be centred around developing the skills you need to work in professional practice, as well as equipping you with a variety of transferable skills that will give you a range of career options. We expect our graduates will find work in scientific, technical or research fields relating to their chosen pathway, for example: 

  • Developing augmented reality to transform surgical procedures  
  • Biopsychosocial - further research into the understanding of the human condition.  
BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
B100/B101 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: The entry requirements for this course are 104 - 120 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.

Required subjects: All subjects considered.

Foundation year entry requirements for September 2021 and September 2022: 48-72 UCAS tariff points.

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