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Course overview

Biomedical and Clinical Scientists are essential to modern healthcare, and aid in diagnosis of disease, evaluate effectiveness of treatment, and research into causes and cures of diseases. During this course, you will gain knowledge and practical experience of the disciplines of a pathology laboratory, and be exposed to current research.

  • Guildhall
UCAS Code
B990
Duration
3 years

Why Study Medical Science with us?

Clinical Scientists are essential members of the modern healthcare team, and in collaboration with doctors and other medical professionals, aid in diagnosis of disease, evaluate effectiveness of treatment, and research into causes and cures of diseases. During this course you will gain an understanding of human health and the causes, prevention and treatment of disease. You’ll develop fundamental scientific and experimental skills, preparing you for a career as a practical scientist in biomedical research. The curriculum is focused across a broad range of topics, including human genetics and genomics, physiology, cancer biology, pathology, anatomy, immunology, molecular and cellular biology and biochemistry.

This course is for you if you:

  • have an interest in how we diagnose disease
  • wish to study the genetic and cellular basis for disease
  • want to understand how we can treat disease
  • want to understand the principles of drug design.

During this course, you will study the effect of environment and genes on our health in the birthplace of Charles Darwin and be a part of the exciting developments in the future of healthcare.

Guildhall

Guildhall

Guildhall is nestled on the banks of the River Severn, and only a short walk from the winding streets of Shrewsbury.
 
First constructed in 2004, and renovated for the arrival of University Centre Shrewsbury in 2015, the Guildhall building is used as the main centre for teaching and learning and offers fresh, modern and open spaces for students to enjoy.
 
The building boasts brand-new computer suites, lecture and seminar rooms, open-plan laboratories, a spacious library, as well as a student common room, lounge, fitness suite, courtyard, and on-site café.

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Saturday 20th October

Open Day 2018

An event open to all, to find out about our range of full-time and part-time undergraduate courses.

  • Saturday 20th October
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