801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Biomedical Health (with Industrial Placement)

**Place yourself at the forefront of medical research advances. Your knowledge of human disease, diagnosis and treatment will equip you for roles in the NHS, health charities and the biomedical sector.** **KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE:** - **RANKINGS:** Biosciences at Derby is ranked number one in the UK for student satisfaction with teaching and feedback, Guardian University Guide 2020. - **ACCREDITATION:** This course will receive accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology on graduation of its first cohort in 2019. - **NETWORK IN INDUSTRY:** Studying this course with the ‘Industrial Placement Year’ gives you the opportunity to enhance your practical skills by putting theory into practice, network in your industry and stand-out in the graduate job market. The placement year takes place in your third year, once completed, you would return to University to complete your final year studies. - **IN-DEPTH KNOWLEDGE:** This course 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. - **BROAD UNDERSTANDING:** 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. - **RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:** 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 experience will give you an insight into your future career and help you to stand out in a competitive job market. - **FACILITIES:** Develop vital scientific skills 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. - **EXPERT TEACHING:** 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. **WHAT YOU'LL COVER:** - As the course progresses, we place greater emphasis on relating the knowledge you have gained to scientific research. You will gain first-hand experience of laboratory research in the later stages of the course, conducting and reporting on substantial scientific investigations. You'll be taught through a mixture of lectures, tutorials, and laboratory practical experience. **HOW YOU'RE ASSESSED:** - You’re assessed using a range of written assignments, including portfolios, practical reports, and data analysis, as well as computer-based assessments, poster presentations and seminar presentations. **YOUR CAREER:** - 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. **STUDY OPTIONS:** - This course is also available with a Foundation Year option.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time with year in industry
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-23
  • Location
    Main Site,DerbyUnited Kingdom
  • 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 £13,250