Oxford Brookes University runs the degree course below which is ranked 1st in the UK for research and 2nd for teaching – Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2019. It is provided in the The Department of Biological and Medical Sciences, part of the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, offers a research-led, dynamic and supportive environment in which to study, along with the unique benefits of being situated in Oxford, a centre for scientific research and learning.
We offer a range of flexible undergraduate and postgraduate courses alongside a growing number of research opportunities across a wide range of areas including plant and animal biology, biomedical science, cell and molecular biology, conservation and the environment.
The BSc (Honours) degree in Biomedical Science is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science. The degree studies how the human body works and you’ll discover how our growing knowledge is helping scientists and clinicians to understand, detect, manage, and treat diseases.
The knowledge you’ll acquire during the degree will prepare you for a broad range of scientific careers. The degree is well suited to supporting career progression within the NHS, such as a Biomedical Scientist. The course also is a strong starting point for careers in clinical, research or medical areas, and for entering scientific roles in various industries. The academics are expert researchers in varying subjects linked to bio-medicine,like molecular drug delivery systems.
Our strong links with employers such as the Oxford hospitals and bioscience companies enhances your learning and prepares you for employment after graduation. If you choose to study with a sandwich year, you will be supported seeking a placement in a bioscience company, research laboratory or in an IBMS-accredited hospital training lab.