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BSc in Biological Sciences (for intercalated students)

Brunel University London, United Kingdom


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 27,201

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  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
Are you currently studying a medical related degree? Would you like to gain an insight into the exciting research that’s at the foundation of some of the latest advances within the medical field? Perhaps you'd like to study new or alternative subjects that aren't covered on your current degree or develop your knowledge and skills in a field that complements your current area of study?
  • If you’ve completed at least two years of an undergraduate UK medical degree and wish to further develop your skills and knowledge to improve your career prospects, then this year-long programme is designed for you.
  • By studying Biological Sciences BSc (for intercalated students) at Brunel you’ll gain an advanced knowledge and understanding in life science and the impact this has on biomedical science. You’ll enhance your university experience and prepare for your future career by learning a more specialist pathway. Our programme provides you with the opportunity for personal self-development and an in depth study of biological sciences. 
  • On successful completion of this course, you’ll gain an additional, research degree at the point of graduation (Biological Sciences BSc).

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023

UK entry requirements

  • Successful completion of first two years study of a UK medicine degree (including dentistry and veterinary medicine courses) with a profile equivalent to a 2:1 average (with no condoned/failed/re-assessed modules).
  • Within this one year course, you'll gain a range of strong practical skills alongside developing your research skill set. You'll benefit from being taught by academic experts who are actively involved in a wide range of world-leading research, where their knowledge will become yours. You'll learn how to conduct research related to pressing contemporary issues in the biomedicine industry that, coupled with the laboratory skills you'll acquire, will represent a perfect platform for you to begin a research career.
  • This course can be studied 1 year full-time, starting in September.

Year 1

  • BB3S1 - Research Methods for Intercalated Students 1 (Scientific Communication)
  • BB3S2 - Research Methods for Intercalated Students 2 (Health and Safety, Lab Skill, Ethics and Statistics)
  • BB3S3 - Research Project
  • UK
  • £9,250 full-time 
  • Fees quoted are per year and may be subject to an annual increase. Home undergraduate student fees are regulated and are currently capped at £9,250 per year; any changes will be subject to changes in government policy 
  • Fees for EU applicants – For entry in 2021/22 academic year, eligible EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students to support EU students during this transition period. These fees will be applied for the duration of the course. EU fees for 2022 entry are not yet confirmed.

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