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Biomedical Sciences BSc

This BSc will introduce you to a variety of subjects including anatomy, cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, immunology and infection, neuroscience, pharmacology, physiology and psychology.

Biomedical Sciences BSc Degree Overview

This degree offers you an opportunity to study a variety of scientific disciplines including anatomy, cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, immunology and infection, neuroscience, pharmacology, physiology and psychology. You can choose to specialise after the first year if you wish.

Course benefits

  • UCL is a long-standing centre of excellence for biomedical science subjects. It is internationally recognised for its strength within the field of biomedical research.

  • We are internationally recognised for biomedical research. You will learn from experts who are currently conducting world-leading research in these specialist areas, and will also discover how the subjects overlap and interact. This will give your studies both breadth and depth.

  • Our foundational first year ensures all students receive a strong grounding in scientific disciplines as well the opportunity to explore multiple areas of science. This enables students to make an informed decision as to whether they would like to specialise and if so in which area.  

  • BSc Biomedical Sciences: Cells and Molecules Staff are good at explaining things 94%
    BSc Biomedical Sciences: Control Systems - Overall Student Satisfaction 93%
    BSc Biomedical Sciences: Drug Mechanisms - Overall Student Satisfaction 93%
    BSc Biomedical Sciences: Organs and Systems - Overall Student Satisfaction 93% (Source: NSS 2020).

Career Opportunities

You will develop the critical and analytical skills necessary to confront complex problems, equipping you for further study, research, or for a wide variety of careers such as those associated with medical research. The training in skills such as logical thinking and decision-making will be valuable in many fields.

A degree in biomedical sciences opens doors to many career possibilities. Graduates may enter the broad biomedical science field - such as within healthcare or the pharmaceutical industry - or use their skills in careers like scientific journalism or management.

The degree also provides excellent preparation for postgraduate research.

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