501–600 th
World University Rankings 2021
101–200 th
Impact Rankings 2020
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2020
University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2UP, United Kingdom

Biomedical Science - University of Portsmouth

**Overview** As a biomedical scientist, you’ll be on the frontline of research into the causes and consequences of diseases of the human body and you'll contribute to diagnosis and management of these conditions. This BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science degree course gives you the knowledge, skills and experience you need for a career in this essential scientific profession and the accreditation to pursue a career in NHS laboratory medicine. This degree is jointly accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science and the Royal Society of Biology. The Royal Society of Biology accreditation allows you to apply for Associate membership and raise the profile of your qualification. To work in NHS laboratory medicine, you need an Institute of Biomedical Science accredited qualification. **What you'll experience** On this degree course, you'll: - Find out about the systems of the human body and the diseases that affect them - Learn about the latest professional practice in pathological disciplines such as haematology and microbiology on one of our optional sandwich placements - Receive award-winning teaching from active researchers and experts who are at the top of their game - Get out of the classroom and put your knowledge to the test in our labs, which are kitted out with industry-leading microscopes, spectroscopy and chromatography equipment **You can also:** J- oin one of our internationally recognised research groups - Apply to the Erasmus+ exchange scheme, involving a summer research placement at a European university - In the final stage of your course, you’ll carry out a laboratory-based research project. You can complete this project at a partner university in Europe through the Erasmus+ exchange scheme. **Careers and opportunities** You'll graduate from this course as a scientist in training with transferable skills that give you many career options. You can apply to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to join the biomedical science register. This lets you practice as a qualified biomedical scientist when you graduate. You must have completed a period of work-based learning within one of our Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) approved clinical training laboratories to register. You can also apply for Associate Membership of the Royal Society of Biology. This gives you access to professional networks and conferences. **What can you do with a Biomedical Science degree?** Areas you could go onto after the course include: - scientific research - further study on an MSc or PhD programme - teaching - scientific writing and the media - pharmaceutics - instrumentation - further study at medical or dental school Our Careers and Employability service gives you support and advice for up to 5 years after you graduate, to help you put your best foot forward after your studies.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,PortsmouthEngland
  • 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 £16,400