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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)

Gain a degree which could put you at the forefront of advances in medical health. We will equip you to excel in a career dedicated to prolonging life, improving health and combating disease.

  • Start out with a foundation year which will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to progress to honours degree studies
  • Choose a route designed especially for people who have the ability and ambition to study for a degree in Biomedical Health but may not meet the entry requirements to join our BSc (Hons) directly
  • Achieve your ambitions if you are considering a career change or seeking to immerse yourself in a new subject of study: the foundation year is your stepping stone to success
  • Develop the practical and intellectual skills that will give you a head start in careers in medical research, the NHS, health charities and biomedical industries
  • Explore how the human body is regulated, biological aspects of disease and illness, and the impact of environmental and socio-economic factors on human health
  • Undertake an independent research project, supported by own expert teaching team renowned for groundbreaking investigations into human health and disease
  • Select from a comprehensive range of optional modules to build a degree which reflects your own interests and career plans

You could also consider our four-year integrated masters degree – the MSci Biomedical Health.

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