Open the door to a rewarding career. You'll focus on the science that underpins modern medicine. Understand how a healthy human body works, the effect of diseases and how normal function can be restored. Our extended course runs over four years, with the added benefit of a foundation year, giving you a solid scientific grounding to succeed on the BSc. The 21st century presents many health challenges. Studying Medical Science gives the desirable analytical and laboratory skills; provides knowledge and understanding of the human body; how it performs optimally, and the impact of disease. It’ll prepare you for work in various research environments or the healthcare sector, where a scientific contribution is made to areas involving the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. This broad science degree will help you identify and solve problems, lead and manage people and be confident in scientific communication; all highly valued competencies across the health sectors giving a strong advantage in the employment market. The teaching and learning environments are versatile involving lectures, interactive seminars, structured group work, and regular guest lecturers sharing their expertise. You’ll acquire your laboratory skills in a state-of-the-art level two category SuperLab. Tapping into our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and the library resources provide access to invaluable online supporting materials to optimise your learning experience and development as scientist.