Make a difference to humanity by studying BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science at Roehampton. Here you will discover life processes, health, disease, treatment and prevention.
September 2024 Year 1 entry: 112 UCAS points (or equivalent)
3 years (full-time)
4 years (full-time) if opting for the additional placement year
BSc (single honours)
These modules are those we currently offer for 1 year (full time) and may be subject to change.
This course offers all students the option of a one-year paid work placement, to boost your employability even further. If you choose this route, you will take the placement following year two of your course, and then return to complete your degree.
Why take a placement?
A placement year is the perfect opportunity to gain valuable work experience, to build on the career skills we will teach you on this degree. The connections you make on the placement will improve your career prospects further, and equip you with the skills you need to secure graduate-level employment.
How we support you
The University's Placement and Work Experience Team are experts at helping you to secure a placement. They will work closely with you from the start, helping you research potential employers, discover placement opportunities, create and pitch your CV, and will coach you to perform well in interviews. We aren't able to guarantee a placement, but our sector-leading advisors will give you the best possible chance of securing one.
We understand that your plans might change once you start your programme. If you decide not to do a placement, you will have the option of completing the three year version of your programme.
Whatever your choice, you will have access to many opportunities for work experience through our Placement and Work Experience Team, and access to face-to-face and 24/7 online careers support.
Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.
Give your career a head-start through the option of a one-year work placement, after year two.
We are ranked 1st in London for student satisfaction in Biomedical Science (NSS 2021)
Roehampton is ranked top 5 in London for Biomedical Science (Complete University Guide 2020).
A biomedical science degree aligned to contemporary industry practices – modules reflect current issues in biomedicine and biotechnology.
Gain experience in the latest laboratory practices, instrumentation and analytical techniques.
How to apply
- Home (UK) students – apply through UCAS (Roehampton UCAS institution code is R48)
- International students – apply using our direct application form.
If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Detailed advice on applying for an undergraduate degree is available on our How to apply page.
Tuition fees and funding
September 2023 / January 2024 entry tuition fees
Year 1 fees, see links in table below for more information.
We welcome applications from students studying T Levels.
For all courses we also accept a wide range of other qualifications and experience. Contact us to find out more.
When we consider applications to study with us, we form a complete view of your achievements to date, and future potential, and can offer flexibility in entry requirements. Find out more about our Contextual Offer scheme.
Specific entry requirements
A level/BTEC (or equivalent qualification) required in Biology or Chemistry.
GCSE (or equivalent) requirement: Maths, Grade C/4.
General entry requirements
Validation and curriculum review
What is validation?
Validation is a formal process through which the University approves a programme (content, teaching, learning and assessment) as being of appropriate standard and quality. This is a normal process used throughout the university sector.
The University expects to publish details of the validated programme in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.
What is curriculum review?
Curriculum review is the regular and systematic monitoring and reviewing of programmes. It is a normal process in the sector and it is the way by which the university ensures that your course remains up-to-date and relevant. The process may result in changes to the content, structure and/or assessment of the programme.
The University expects to publish details of the re-validated programme by 31 March in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.