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BSc (Hons) Human Biology with Foundation Year

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

Why choose this course?

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

If you’d like a scientific career where you can focus on improving people’s health and wellbeing, our Human Biology course is the ideal starting point.

  • 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
  • Build up-to-date bioscience skills which are important for careers in medical research, the NHS, health charities and biomedical industries
  • Develop your understanding of infectious and genetic diseases, as well as the impact that lifestyle choices have on health
  • Tailor your course to your own interests by choosing from a broad selection of specialist modules in bioscience, psychology and sport science
  • Benefit from our strong links with organisations like the Royal Derby Hospital and the Institute of Cancer Research in London
  • Strengthen your employability through work placements, internships and projects where you can assist in the University’s human health research – all opportunities which are offered on a competitive basis
  • Work alongside an academic team who are recognised nationally and internationally for high-quality teaching and research
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