Biomedical Sciences BSc (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE C190
The ultimate aim of biomedical sciences is to understand the functioning of the human body at the molecular, cellular, organ and system levels, in health and disease.Biomedical scientists integrate the knowledge they gain from research across a range of related disciplines and apply it to the analysis of disease mechanisms. The basic research carried out by biomedical scientists is fundamental for developments and innovation in:* disease diagnosis* disease treatment* disease ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
75th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
12th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
9th

Start date and duration

Start date
12-SEP-22
Full Time
4 Years

Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 87 = 13% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology graduate salary
£19,000

Biology (Non-Specific)

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Biology (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Biology (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2021

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
99%
Chemistry
98%
Mathematics
59%
History
9%
Geography
7%

Biology (Non-Specific)

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£30,400 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£30,400 per year
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Latest Biomedical Sciences reviews

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Hannah
25 May 21

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Considering the circumstances I have enjoyed my year at University. It has caused my curiosity for science to grow and...
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07 Apr 21

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This year has been very different due to Covid (as can be expected) but this definitely had an impact on how much I...

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How Biomedical Sciences students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 26 reviews

5 star 24%
4 star 57%
3 star 19%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,390 reviews

5 star 32%
4 star 54%
3 star 12%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

University of Edinburgh

George Square Edinburgh
Edinburgh, City Of
EH8 9JZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Edinburgh Waverley  0.3 miles away

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