801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1LQ, United Kingdom

Biomedical Science (Foundation) - Kingston University

**Why Choose Kingston** – This degree is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). If you complete the IBMS Training Portfolio as well, you can apply to register as a Biomedical Scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). – You’ll gain first-hand experience of a busy research or diagnostic laboratory. – This course gives you the opportunity to do an industrial placement, gaining a head start in your future career. **About the Course** This course is ideal if you are interested in laboratory investigation and the monitoring of diseases. It will introduce you to biological and chemical principles, to molecular and cell biology, physiology, anatomy, biochemistry, and relevant laboratory techniques. You’ll study specialised aspects of biomedical science, particularly the nature and effects of human disease. You’ll examine microbiology, immunology and the cellular pathological changes in conditions such as cancer and heart disease. Theoretical and practical modules cover clinical chemistry and haematology, clinical immunology and medical microbiology. In your final year you’ll also independently research a subject that interests you. This might include a laboratory-based project, data analysis of survey information or systematic review of scientific literature.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,LondonUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250