University of Plymouth

86 th
Young University Rankings 2018
401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Healthcare Science (Life Sciences)

Do you aim to be a sought after professional in diagnostic healthcare? Working with NHS Trusts South West, you will be trained in diagnostic and professional skills. With clinical work placements throughout the course, you will gain workplace-ready expertise and an accredited degree (National School of Healthcare Science, Institute of Biomedical Science), to be primed for roles in clinical biochemistry, cellular pathology, haematology, infection and immunity. You will benefit from a course accredited by the HCPC with professional registration upon graduation. You will integrate into the NHS work force via professional training placements in each year of the degree. You’ll have the opportunity to work as biomedical scientists in the NHS or enter their Scientist Training Programme. You could also go into teaching, research or NHS policy making. * Study core modules at Year 1 in human anatomy, physiology, molecular biology and biochemistry. * Become a confident effective communicator, able to present your ideas visually, verbally and in writing to healthcare professionals. * Integrate into the NHS work force via professional training placements in each year of the degree. * Become ‘equipped to succeed’: with access to podcasts, suite of eBooks and an ‘open door policy’ by all course lecturers. * Choose a course with an 82 per cent overall National Student Survey (2016) satisfaction rate. * Go on to work as biomedical scientists in the NHS or enter their Scientist Training Programme as most of our graduates do. Some go into teaching, research or NHS policy making.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250