This programme has been designed to meet the needs of the NHS and develop biomedical scientists who play a vital role in modern healthcare. UWS works in partnership with NHS laboratories and the Health and Care Professions Council to equip you with the theory and practical skills necessary to become a biomedical scientist. A 12-month optional placement is available to students undertaking Biomedical Science. Applied Biomedical Science students undertake a compulsory 15-week work placement in a hospital laboratory2. Applied Biomedical Science graduates can gain positions as Biomedical Scientists with starting salaries around £24,000 per annum. Biomedical Science graduates start at a slightly lower grade and undertake training while employed in the NHS. Our graduates can be found in teaching (primary and secondary), research, nursing and often undertake further study in pharmacy, medicine and dentistry. BSc Hons Biomedical Science and BSc Hons Applied Biomedical Science are accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.