Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

**This is a Connected Degree**
Portsmouth is the only University in the UK with the flexibility to choose when to do an optional paid placement or self-employed year. Either take a placement in your third year, or finish your studies first and complete a placement in your fourth year. You can decide if and when to take a placement after youve started your course.

**Overview**
Biomedical scientists help identify rare diseases, diagnose disease, research disease processes and monitor patients’ treatment.

This course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedic...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

23/09/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

B940

Institution Code

P80

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2, Year 3

Entry Requirements

A level

B,B,B

B,B,C

112-120 from 3 A levels, to include 40 points from Biology and 40 points from a second Science subject or Mathematics. For A levels which include a separate science practical component, a pass is desirable and may strengthen an application.

UCAS Tariff

112

120

112-120 points from 3 A levels, or equivalent, to include 40 points from Biology and 40 points from a second Science subject or Mathematics. For A levels which include a separate science practical component, a pass is desirable and may strengthen an application.

Scottish Higher

Access to HE Diploma

112-122 Tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma (Science), with a minimum of 18 level 3 credits in Biology at Distinction and a minimum of 12 level 3 credits in Chemistry at Distinction.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

29

29 points from the IB Diploma. 655/754 at Higher Level, to include 6 points from a Higher Level in Biology plus 6 points from a second Science subject or Mathematics - 29 points from the IB Diploma. 664 at Higher Level to include 6 points from a Higher Level in Biology plus 6 points from a second Science subject or Mathematics. 4 points from Standard Level English and Mathematics (if not passed at GCSE grade C or above).

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

DMM

Must be in a Science or Applied Science subject.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H3,H3,H4

H3,H3,H3,H3,H3

To include Higher Level Biology at H3, plus one other Science subject or Mathematics at H3.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

5 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English, Mathematics and either Chemistry (if not taken to A level standard) or Double Science/5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English, Mathematics and either Chemistry (if not taken to A level standard) or Do

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.

Scottish Advanced Higher

112-120 from Advanced Highers, to include Biology at grade C, plus one other Science subject or Mathematics at grade C.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Cambridge Pre-U score of 54-56. To include Principal Subjects in Biology at M2 plus a second Science subject or Mathematics at M2.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

112-120 points from the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate including 2 A levels, with 40 points in A level Biology plus 40 points in a second Science subject or Mathematics, plus the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.

T Level

M

Acceptable T Level Subjects: T Level in Health, T Level in Healthcare Science, T Level in Science (Acceptable Occupational Specialisms: Laboratory sciences)

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EU, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
International £19,200

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