151-200
2018 European Teaching Rankings
St Georges Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JD, United Kingdom

Biomedical Science - University of Northampton

The BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science degree is designed to equip you with a fundamental understanding of the diagnosis and prevention of disease. The degree reflects both the theoretical knowledge and the applied clinical laboratory skills required to be a biomedical scientist. Topics you study include genetics, cancer, immunology, microbiology, clinical biochemistry, disease and haematology. Theory learnt in class and on-line is support by practical application in our laboratories and local hospitals. Biomedical scientists are at the forefront of our modern healthcare system working in partnership with medical practitioners and health care professionals, such as doctors and nurses, to perform many different roles in NHS laboratories. As a biomedical scientist you will be involved in the diagnosis of disease, supporting the function of A&E, operating theatres, evaluating the effectiveness of treatment and research into the causes and cures of disease. As a student you will have the option to complete a 120-hour work-based learning both the second and third year of study. In addition you can opt to undertake a paid placement year working in industry between your second and third years. Our work-based learning and placements are a great way of improving your employability upon graduation. Studying Biomedical Sciences you will benefit from purpose built science laboratories at our new £330 million Waterside Campus which open in summer 2018. You will also benefit from the strong links we have with the regions hospitals and health care practitioners. **By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:** - You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more. - Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits). - Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. - Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically. - We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK** - Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. **The Northampton Employment Promise** - In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that if you achieve at least a 2:2 degree and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study. ✱ terms and conditions apply. See northampton.ac.uk/benefits for more information ✱✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2020.