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Biomedical Sciences (BSc)

Award
Bachelor of Science
Duration
3 years
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS course code
B940

About this course

Explore a subject that is at the forefront of medical science, looking at the mechanisms of life and the causes of disease. On this 3-year biomedical sciences course, you'll study a broad range of topics in biomedical science. Our world-renowned research facilities and teaching staff will prepare you for a career in clinical research, medicine or beyond.

Biomedical science provides advances in vital areas, including:

  • investigating potential treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

  • finding the causes of cystic fibrosis

  • improving our understanding and treatment of cancer

Biomedical degrees focus on the science behind clinical medical practice. On this course, you'll develop the main skills required for biomedical research and explore topics such as:

  • biochemistry

  • physiology

  • neuroscience

  • cell biology

  • genetics

  • pharmacology

We're home to the UK's first Cancer Immunology Research Centre. We're also a lead university of the Biofilms Institute, a cutting-edge research consortium.

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Course location

This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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