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BSc (Hons) Biomedical Health with Foundation Year

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree. (HESA, 2016)

If you have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly on to the honours degree programme, you can choose to start at foundation year stage.

On this course, you will:

  • Gain professional and career development skills that are at the forefront of advances in medical research
  • Have the opportunity, on a competitive basis, to be involved in the scientific research being carried out by our human health team
  • Study how the human body is regulated and the biological aspects of disease and illness
  • Study the global control measures implemented to prevent ill health and prolong life, and look at how human health is impacted by environmental and socio-economic factors
  • Gain current bioscience skills that are important for jobs in areas such as medical research, the NHS, health charities, and biomedical-focused industry
  • Study for a qualification to suit your career aspirations.


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