Bachelor of Science (Hons) - Biomedical Sciences

3 years
15,900 GBP/year
Sep 2023
Apr 2023
London / United Kingdom
London South Bank University LSBU

Program description

In addition to prepping students for medical school, this comprehensive curriculum prepares them for professions in the pharmaceutical business, biomedical research laboratories, and other related fields.

This course is meant to give you the tools you need to pursue these professions.

More than half of biomedical science graduates in the UK found jobs within 6 months after graduation, with the rest opting to continue their education.

The curriculum is structured to help students get practical knowledge through internships and other real-world experiences.

Education takes place on Southwark Campus

Program structure

Year 1

  • Biology of the cell
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics and molecular biology
  • Employability Skills in Biomedicine/Biosciences 

Year 2

  • Human Haematology and Clinical immunology
  • Bioinformatics and Skills for Biomedical Scientist 
  • Cellular pathology and imaging
  • Clinical biochemistry and blood transfusion

In addition, you have an optional module

  • Cancer biology and therapy 

Year 3

  • Clinical OMICS and precision medicine
  • Clinical and Public Health Microbiology
  • Research Project in Biomedicine

In addition, you will select two optional modules:

  • Clinical nutrition and the Microbiome 
  • Drug design and development


Fee for two semester (1 year education) is 15900.00 pounds sterling for international students

Requirements for applicants

Entry requirements for Bachelor degree depend on the country-living of the students*

Requirements for admission on the example of students from India:

  • Indian Standard XII: minimum average of 55-65% or higher (depending on exam board and LSBU course applied for)
  • 3 passes at GCE A Level (required grades dependant on LSBU course applied for)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 24 points or higher
  • Accredited UK Foundation programme: minimum 55-60% or higher
  • Accredited Polytechnic/College Diploma (2 - 3 years duration) 58% or higher

English language requirements:

  • IELTS Academic Overall score: 6.0 (with no component below 5.5)
  • TOEFL IBT (Internet Based Test) Overall score: 80 Minimum scores required in each skill area are: Reading: 18 Listening: 17 Writing: 17 Speaking: 20
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) Overall score: 52 (minimum score required in each skill area is 51)
  • LanguageCert SELT or International ESOL (IESOL) Exam High Pass Note: for Student Visa the minimum score required in each skill area is 33* (*For C2 Mastery, min score for Listening is 25)
  • University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations Overall score: 169 with no score below 162
  • Trinity ISE Pass ISE II with Distinction in all 4 components
  • Password Overall score: 6.0
  • A-Level/ AS-Level English Language Grade C or above
  • GCSE / O-Level English Language (Edexcel/ Cambridge Overseas exam boards) Grade C or above Grade 4 or above
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language / First Language English (Cambridge Assessment) Grade C or above
  • Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC) Grade C or above
  • Scottish Advanced Higher/Higher/ National 5 English Grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma English A HL 4 SL 5
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma English B HL 5

*For information about the requirements for your country, please contact us using the feedback form.

About the university

Established in south London in 1892 as the Borough Polytechnic Institute, we have since contributed to the betterment of local students, businesses, and residents.

The original goal of the organization—"to promote the industrial skill, general knowledge, health, and well-being of young men and women"—remains at the heart of what we do today. Our students will be prepared for the challenges of the modern workplace thanks to our hands-on, career-focused curriculum.

Our campuses

  1. Southwark campus
  2. Croydon campus
  3. Havering campus

Our faculties

Our courses are developed in collaboration with leading companies, and we provide internships and co-ops to help you launch your career. Our instructors are experts in their fields because they have, in all likelihood, been in the situations they teach about firsthand.

We have more than 200 courses for students to enrol on.

Here are some of the topics in which we can provide training: Accounting and Finance, Architecture, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Business and Management, Computer Science, Criminology and Sociology, Drama and Theatre, Economics, Engineering, Law, Marketing, Nursing and Miswifery, Psychology, Social Care, Sport and others.

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