BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences (Biotechnical Sciences) Top-Up

Bolster your biomedical science knowledge with our employer-focused Biomedical Sciences (Biotechnical) BSc (Hons) Top-up Degree. Written with industry employers, this programme prepares you for working in a range of scientific roles. Building on your existing knowledge, you will gain an understanding of genetic engineering and analytical laboratory processes.

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About the course

Develop your laboratory skills as you perform practical work using specialist science equipment. You will work on a project of your own choosing, designing experiments, collecting and analysing data to produce your thesis. The modules across this programme have been selected based on consultations with industry employers. Explore recombinant technology, novel pharmaceutical agents and more. You will study the practice of gene manipulation, gain understanding of gene therapy, and genetic engineering. You will also apply techniques from analytical chemistry to model the ways in which new drugs and medical treatments are developed. This course offers academic excellence with practical application. You will gain experience in scientific writing and working within a laboratory both independently and as part of a team. You’ll also develop a research project that will support a dissertation.

This course is subject to validation by The Open University

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Fee

£7,950 (per academic year)

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Location

University Centre

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Start Date

September 2021

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Duration

1 year

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Course Code

UCAS Course Code: CF15 Institution code: L21

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Study Mode

Full time

We will continue to follow government guidelines to ensure the safety of all our students and staff and have put in place additional safety measures, including the way we deliver your course.

For Semester 1, we plan to deliver your course through a mixture of online and face to face tuition and we will review this as Government guidelines change in response to COVID-19 developments. 

Under the present guidelines, we plan to deliver your course 16.6% online and 83.4% face to face. We will timetable, where possible, so that you come into University Centre Leeds for a whole day and you will be in a bubble with your fellow students on your course.

Face to face contact will be delivered following guidelines on social distancing and increased health and safety measures.  You will be made fully aware of the current measures in place and be expected to follow the guidance issued.