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Biomedical Science

BSc Hons (Full Time)

Year:14/15
UCAS Code:B990
Minimum Length:3 Year(s)
Credit Points:360
Part II Weight:8
Part II Year 2 Weight:3
Part II Year 3 Weight:5
Part II Year 4 Weight:0
Director of Studies:Dr FE Benson

Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • To provide a structured, progressive and thematic training in areas of Biomedical Science and associated Biological Sciences which will provide students with a knowledge and understanding appropriate for subject-specific graduate employment.
  • To prepare graduates for careers with a wide variety of employers such as in NHS pathology laboratories, pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries and government agencies.   
  • To offer all students the opportunity to conduct a substantial research project
  • To develop the intellectual and practical skills necessary for progression to postgraduate research and training.

General: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • To develop key transferable skills to prepare students for specific and general graduate employment.
  • To encourage academic curiosity which will prepare students for lifelong learning

 

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

 
On successful completion of this scheme of study students will:
  • Have advanced detailed knowledge and understanding of the biology of health and human disease including biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, molecular biology, immunology, human physiology and anatomy, chronic disease biology. 
  • Have knowledge and understanding of clinical laboratory techniques and practice in histopathology, cytology, clinical chemistry, haematology, transfusion science and medical microbiology.
  • Be able to plan, conduct and report a substantial individual investigation
  • Have the ability to synthesise and critically evaluate information from a variety of sources
  • Be able to formulate and test concepts and hypotheses
  • Be able to reason critically and demonstrate awareness of issues of risk, quality and ethics. 
  • Be able to collect, analyse and interpret qualitative and quantitative data
  • Be able to use appropriate equipment effectively and accurately and list appropriate safety precautions associated with practical or project work
 

General: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • On successful completion of this scheme of study students will be able to:
  • Work independently or as part of a team
  • Use relevant Information Technology
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills
  • Design and prepare project proposals
  • Consider quality and risk issues in laboratory work.
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