BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science with Placement Year

If you’re seeking to deepen your understanding of human biology, diseases, infections, and the diagnostic tools and treatments we need to treat them, study Biomedical Science at Aston University, Birmingham.

Our dual Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and Royal Society of Biology (RSB) accredited Biomedical Science degree focuses on current clinical practice, and has been designed to provide you with the necessary academic requirements to enable you apply to become a registered biomedical scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Our Biomedical Science degree covers a range of disciplines, including microbiology, physiology, and immunology, as well as common aspects of medicine and care, such as blood transfusions, and explores the impact on the human body of elements such as exercise, temperature, and disease.

During your time on the course, you could:

  • Undertake liver function tests
  • Learn how to set up and read an ECG
  • Determine your own blood group
  • Undertake research to explore new clinical treatments
  • Practice key techniques used in pathology laboratories like preparing and staining tissue samples and examining serum samples.

Both the BSc Biomedical Science (3 year) course and BSc Applied Biomedical Science (4 year(course are accredited by the IBMS and RSB.

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£20,700 Per Year

International student tuition fee

4 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time