Biomedical Science

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Biomedical Science
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code B940
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
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Duration 3 years
Qualification Letters BSc Hons
Entry Requirements

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A level requirements
AB (in any order in Biology/Human Biology and Chemistry) B + GCSE Mathematics grade C
A (Biology/Human Biology or Chemistry) AB including a second science subject + GCSE Biology and Chemistry grad...

Application Fee The application fee is £18 if you’re applying to just one course, or £24 for multiple courses, and for late applications sent after 30 June.
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Course Content


Biomedical Science comprises the sciences related to medicine and in particular these specialist disciplines of diagnostic Biomedical Science as practised in Health Service Laboratories:

Clinical Bacteriology and Immunology

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 Modules
Molecular Basis of Life (nature of biomolecules with emphasis on amino acids, proteins, DNA structure and basic experimental techniques)
The World of Microorganisms (biology of bacteria, viruses, fungi, algae, protozoa and parasite...

Assessment Method

Expand+Assessment will vary according to the Learning Objectives of each module. Some modules are assessed solely through project work or written assignments. Others are assessed through a combination of coursework and end of semester examinations. Details ...

Careers or Further Progression

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The BSc in Biomedical Science at Queens is aimed at students wishing to pursue a career in:

Diagnostic laboratory science as Biomedical Scientists within the National Health Service
Clinical trials relating to ...

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