Applied Biomedical Science

Course details

Campus(es)

Lanarkshire

UCAS Code

C910

Start Date

September 2020

Degree

BSc (Hons)

About the course

UWS’s BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science programme will equip you with the skills and experience needed to play a vital role in modern healthcare provision.

This programme has been developed to provide a pathway to help you become a professional biomedical scientist.

You’ll complete modules in biology, chemistry and statistical analysis – which will underpin your knowledge and understanding – before progressing to study advanced aspects of biomedical science.

Biomedical scientists play an essential role in the identification of diseases and improving the provision of healthcare.

  • This programme is designed to prepare you for a career working at the forefront of modern healthcare, where you’ll play a vital role in the effective diagnosis, monitoring, treatment and prevention of disease.
  • This programme has been developed in partnership with the National Health Service and is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.
  • We have a range of placement opportunities available allowing you to apply your knowledge in a real-world laboratory setting.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Closed
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Closed

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Closed

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Closed
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: BBC or BCCC (75-90 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology or Human Biology at C or above
  • A levels: CC (64 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology or Human Biology
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4 including Biology or Human Biology
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points, 3@Higher, including Biology or Human Biology
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Science BBB or Access to Medicine BBB or Access to Radiography BBB or Access to Chmical & Life Sciences BBB or Access to Health & Life Sciences BBB, all including Biology or Human Biology
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: BBC (136 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology plus SQA National 5 (Grade C, or above) / Standard Grade (Credit) Chemistry
  • A levels: BBB (120 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points including Higher Level Biology and Ordinary Level Chemistry
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Applied Science or Biomedical Science or Applied Biomedical Science or Industrial Biotechnology

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

You should use UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your Undergraduate application. Your UCAS Track account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.


Contact our Clearing Team today 

+44(0)141 849 4101

We’re here to answer whatever questions you may have to help make the Clearing process as simple and stress-free as possible. Lines are open between 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday, with extended opening hours on the dates listed below: 

  • Tuesday 4 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Wednesday 5 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Thursday 6 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Friday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm 

Opening times will return to 8.45am-4.45pm from Monday 10 August. 

Our lines may be busier at certain times and we thank you for your patience in advance. Rest assured that our advisors will do everything they possibly can to answer your call as quickly as possible in order to guide you through the Clearing process.


Guide to clearing

We have put together a page to help you understand clearing and where you are on your clearing journey

If you have any questions you can email us at clearing@uws.ac.uk

Clearing 2020

University of the West of Scotland is a Registered Scottish Charity. Charity number SC002520.

© 2020 University of the West of Scotland

Privacy Preferences
Accessibility statement

Privacy Preferences

When you visit our website, it may store information through your browser from specific services, usually in the form of cookies. Here you can change your Privacy preferences. It is worth noting that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our website and the services we are able to offer.

Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking code.
Click to enable/disable video embeds.
By using https://clearing.uws.ac.uk you agree to our Website Terms of Use and Cookie Policy. We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience, analyse site traffic and user behaviour. Read about how we use cookies and how you can manage them on our Cookie Policy page. The content of our Privacy Notice has recently been updated to reflect recent legal changes (the General Data Protection Regulation).