Experience research-informed education by exploring the scientific basis of human health, disease and therapeutics. You'll benefit from a rich and varied learning environment that highlights recent developments and examines how these inform clinical and diagnostic practice. Receive the input of internationally-recognised researchers and NHS staff and open up a range of employment opportunities in both industrial and public research laboratories. You will stand out with a degree accredited by the Institute for Biomedical Science (IBMS). You’ll develop practical skills, critical thinking and professional competence. You will enjoy our unique open access laboratory and resource centre designed for students studying science and engineering courses. You’ll also have the opportunity to experience more with an optional placement year. * Stand out with a degree accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). * Develop practical skills, critical thinking and professional competence. * Taught components of the course are enriched by the varied research activities of staff within the school. * Experience more with an optional placement year. * Gain a positive learning experience within a work setting that will support your studies and future employability – the school offers 12 work placements between Stage 2 and the final year of your programme. * Ten research summer placements are available between the first and second year and 20 between the second and final year. These competitive placements are available for students who demonstrate excellent performance in their studies and allow students to gain valuable research experience within the Biomedical Research Group. * This course has competitive entry for up to five ring-fenced places at the end of stage one for progression onto medicine and dentistry. Applicants must meet minimum academic requirements for consideration. e.g A levels - Minimum of AAB to include Biology + Chemistry. Remaining grade subjects must not include General Studies. AFTER THE COURSE: With regards career options, in addition to the five ring-fenced places for transfer to medicine and dentistry after year 1 for BMS or HB, we also have the additional route for graduates of all our undergraduate programmes. The programme also has an enhanced admissions process for medicine and dentistry.