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Why study with us

Why study Biomedical Science?

Biomedical Science is the study of how the human body functions. It underpins all medical research and is at the heart of important scientific breakthroughs in healthcare – from using onion cells to create muscles, to developing new treatments for cancer.

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Flexibility

Our innovative, research-driven degree programmes are highly flexible, enabling you to tailor your course to suit your interests.

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World-leading research

Our School plays a lead role in several University Research Institutes.

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Career prospects

93% of our graduates reported that they were in employment and/or further study within six months of graduation (2016/17).

Courses

Entry year

Biomedical Sciences (BSc)

Full time, 3 years

Explore the biological science that underpins all medicine and medical research with our research-led Biomedical Sciences degree.

Biomedical Sciences (MBiomed)

Full time, 4 years

Explore the biological science that underpins all medicine and medical research with our research-led Biomedical Sciences degree.

Biomedical Sciences with Professional Training Year (BSc)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 4 years

The Cardiff Biomedical Science BSc is a research-led degree, exploring the biological science that underpins all of medicine and medical research.

Biomedical Sciences with Professional Training Year (MBiomed)

Full-time - Sandwich (Thick), 5 years

Explore the biological science that underpins all medicine and medical research with our research-led Biomedical Sciences degree.

Due to the techniques I've learned and the facilities I've had access to, my time at Cardiff has really prepared me for my chosen career path after university. If I was to apply to university again I would definitely choose Cardiff - I've had the chance to make new friends, be involved in high-end research and live in an amazing city.Beth Mansfield

Bringing the School of Biosciences to you

As a student at the School of Biosciences, you will become the next generation of cutting-edge scientists. To give you the opportunity to see what it would be like studying with us, we are bringing our School to you with a series of talks from our lecturers as well as a 360 tour.

Dr Emma Yhnell answers some of your frequently asked questions about our courses.

Dr Andrew Shore, lecturer and Senior Admissions Tutor for the School of Biosciences, talks us through more of your frequently asked questions.

Professional training year

Gain valuable first-hand research experience by taking a Professional Training Year, standing you in good stead for the remainder of your degree and your post-university career.

Careers

We support students to develop the scientific knowledge, hands-on experience, and transferable skills required by employers in today’s global job market.

Integrated master’s degrees

Our integrated master’s degrees offer a solid foundation for aspiring researchers and those seeking a career in science.

Locations

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Your campus experience for 2021/22

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, we've worked hard to ensure students have a safe and enjoyable time with us. Find out what we've been doing and what you might expect when you join us. with us is safe and enjoyable during these unprecedented times.

Guaranteed accommodation

If you arrive in September, you're guaranteed a single occupancy room, and you'll be allocated with other first-year students.

Student support

Get free, impartial and confidential advice on disability and dyslexia, money, careers, counselling and more.

Student life

Learn more about our sport and recreation, free language programmes, living costs, learning support and the Students' Union.

Next steps

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View all of our School of Biosciences courses

Explore our undergraduate courses for 2020 and 2021 entry.

Download a School of Biosciences brochure

Learn more about our courses, the School and the wider University.

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How to apply

Everything you need to know about the application process.

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