United Kingdom

University of Derby

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2018
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

University of Derby

Biomedical Health

- Study a progressive, challenging course which focuses on the latest advances in medical research aimed at preventing ill health and prolonging life. We will provide you with a firm grounding in human physiology and anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, medical microbiology, human diseases, environmental health and global health, helping you to understand the basis of human disease, diagnosis and treatment. - As well as exploring factors which impact health such as nutrition, smoking, air pollution and alcohol/drug abuse, we will also deepen your awareness of the social, economic and governmental driving forces and policies which are transforming global public health. - There is the opportunity to apply – on a competitive basis – to be involved in the scientific research being carried out by our human health team. This will give you an ideal preparation for your future career and help you to stand out in a competitive job market. - You can hone your practical know-how in our newly-upgraded learning facilities. They include high-specification laboratories with modern instrumentation and specialist containment facilities for the growth and manipulation of bacteria and viruses as well as the sequencing and characterisation of DNA. - All of our Biomedical Health teaching team are active human health researchers as well as experienced teachers, so your studies will be informed by the latest developments and innovative thinking. - As one of our graduates, you’ll be equipped with skills which put you at the forefront of advances in medical health. You’ll be well prepared for careers in medical research, health charities, medical and biotechnology industries and the government health sector. Your knowledge will also be invaluable in areas such as analytical consultancy, biological sales and scientific writing. This course is an excellent foundation if you want to progress to postgraduate degrees in subjects such as medicine and dentistry. Find out more: www.derby.ac.uk/biomedical-health-and-human-biology-courses/biomedical-health-bsc-hons/.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,750