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:
On this course you can:
work with our research staff on an independent project
tailor your degree to your areas of interest
spend a semester studying at a university in Europe or Australasia
gain valuable experience from a year in employment
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.