The Medical Science Degree is ideal if you are interested in a career in the medical or healthcare professions.
The course is based on the research expertise of our academic staff, who will help equip you with a thorough knowledge of research, statistics, and evidence-based medicine.
You will pursue your own research interests in a summer project working closely with our staff, or out on project placements, for example in local hospital laboratories.
By using laboratory and clinical approaches, it takes you from 'bench to bedside' providing an understanding of the human body in health and disease.
Reasons why you should choose to study Medical Science Degree at DMU
UCAS course code:B902
Duration:Three years full-time, four years sandwich (optional)
Work Experience: No
28+ with 6 higher level points in Chemistry and another Science at Higher Level (preferably Biology).
If English is not your first language, we require an English language level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Personal Statement selection criteria
This is a practical degree and provides instruction in laboratory sciences and human clinical skills such as cardiorespiratory physiology and body morphometry.
Medical Science combines quality traditional teaching such as lectures, tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions, with modern educational approaches and the course is based around a contemporary e-learning hub that empowers you using podcasts, educational video and animation, and online quizzes providing a flexible approach to learning.
You will be appointed a personal tutor for support, and will gain additional academic support from all other members of academic staff. This is a practical degree and provides instruction in laboratory sciences and human clinical skills such as:
Details will be updated here shortly regarding module choices for Science without Borders students
Many teaching staff on the course have links with the NHS and industry through their own work, experience or research activities, which provides an exciting curriculum of up-to-date health and medical advances.
Graduate opportunities exist in medical research, writing, education, commerce and sales. This is an appropriate entry qualification for graduates who wish to apply for further study in graduate entry medicine, pharmacy|, dentistry or NHS medical care practitioner training.
Other career opportunities include further postgraduate study on one of our courses which include;
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We continuously develop our range of high quality e-learning resources; including video, animations and podcasts.
Investment of £8 million in our first-class teaching and learning facilities helps develop your practical experience and enhances your employability.
Applications for undergraduate courses from UK/EU applicants must go through UCAS, you can fill out an application form through their website ucas.ac.uk|. If you do not have regular access to the internet or find it difficult to fill out applications online you can request an alternative format from UCAS either through their website ucas.ac.uk or via the contact details below.
International students can apply to study at DMU using our online applications portal|.
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