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Newcastle University, United Kingdom, *

Biomedical Sciences with Industrial Placement Year, Bachelor

  • Biomedical Sciences with Industrial Placement Year, Bachelor
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 16,412

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

This degree is similar in content to our Biomedical Sciences BSc Honours degree but includes a year-long industrial placement between Stages 2 and 3.

Career Opportunities

A medical degree is a vocational degree, allowing you to develop the practical and clinical capabilities specific to medicine, as well as the professional and personal attributes necessary to become a doctor Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Cardiologist Clinical radiologist General practice doctor Hospital doctor Pathologist Physician associate Psychiatrist Surgeon There are over 60 specialist areas of medicine; information on each can be found at NHS Health Careers. Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Adult nurse Anaesthetist Children's nurse Healthcare scientist, genomics Higher education lecturer International aid/development worker Mental health nurse Midwife Neurologist Paramedic Research scientist (life sciences) Science writer Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Course Overview

You develop a strong understanding of the functioning of the human body in health and disease, and the links between anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology, neuroscience, pharmacology and physiology.You also gain valuable work experience in the life science sector through a year-long placement. This puts your learning into practice, allowing you to develop your skills in a commercial setting. Placement examples include: research and development; clinical trial work; quality and assurance; marketing; and regulatory affairs.


Programme Structure Biochemistry Cell Biology Genetics Practical Skills in Biomedical and Biomolecular Sciences 1 Microbiology and Immunology Pharmacology Physiology Practical Skills in Biomedical and Biomolecular Sciences 2 Principles and Practice of Molecular Techniques Control of Eukaryotic Gene Expression Cell and Molecular Biology of the Immune System Cell Biology and Disease The Nervous System and Respiratory Diseases Practical and Presentational Skills in Biomedical Sciences Human Anatomy Clinical Immunology and Viral Pathogens The Biology of Ageing

Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements Qualifications We accept a wide range of qualifications offered for entry to our degrees. We will consider qualifications that are not listed on an individual basis. Please contact Student Services for advice. We will consider all qualifications that are of a suitable academic level. These include:A/AS levels (including International A levels)International Baccalaureate Scottish Advanced Highers/Highers and Scottish BaccalaureateIrish Leaving CertificateAccess to HE DiplomasBTEC qualificationsCambridge Pre-UWelsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma

English Entry Requirement


Contact Details

Newcastle University



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