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Applied Biosciences (Health Informatics) (BSc top-up)

BSc (Hons)

Key facts


UCAS code

C700

Start dates

September 2019 / September 2020

Location

Solihull college

Course length

Full time: 1 year

Part time: 2 years

Department

Department of Biological and Medical Sciences

Overview


The BSc Honours Degree in Applied Biosciences is a top-up degree programme designed to enable graduates with a relevant bioscience Level 5 qualification to upgrade to a BSc (Hons) qualification. This programme extends your expertise in diverse areas of medically relevant topics including cancer biology, pharmacology and evidence-based medicine. Depending on your prior qualifications, you can also study infectious diseases or health informatics. 

Graduates of this course will be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to pursue employment in a range of health-related roles including laboratory-based positions within NHS trusts at Band 5. Our curriculum allows for continued progression into level 7 (Master’s) courses and also for careers in research.

Tuition fees


Please see the fees note
Home/EU full time off-campus
£7,350

Home/EU part time off-campus
£3,750

Home/EU full time off-campus
£7,570 (subject to agreement by Office for Students)

Home/EU part time off-campus
£3,785

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

Tuition fees


2019/20
Home/EU full time off-campus
£7,350

Home/EU part time off-campus
£3,750

2020/21
Home/EU full time off-campus
£7,570 (subject to agreement by Office for Students)

Home/EU part time off-campus
£3,785

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:
+44 (0)1865 483088

Please note tuition fees for Home/EU students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.

Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning home and EU students at the maximum permitted level.

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.

How to apply


Entry requirements

Specific entry requirements

Students will usually have achieved an average grade (GPA) of 55% in the Fd(Sc) in Applied Biosciences or an equivalent relevant related level 5 qualification of 240 CAT points, subject to individual credit rating by Oxford Brookes University.

Students who have not studied the Oxford Brooke University Fd(Sc) in Applied Biosciences will need to produce a transcript of the modules and learning outcomes they have studied on their level 5 course to allow credit rating by Oxford Brookes University and evidence coverage of sufficient comparable content to allow entrance to this BSc year.

the above requirements are minimum requirements. Gaining a place on the course will also be subject to a successful interview and a strong UCAS application with an appropriate reference.

Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications may be admitted with APL (accreditation for prior learning) or APEL (accreditation for prior experiential learning) in accordance with university regulations.

Please also see the University's general entry requirements.

English language requirements

Students educated in a language other than English need English language at IELTS level 6.0 in reading and writing.

Please also see the University's standard English language requirements.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.

Credit transfer

Many of our courses consider applications for entry with credit for prior learning. Each application is individually assessed by our credit entry tutors. 

If you would like more information about whether or not you may be eligible for the award of credit, for example from an HND, partly-completed degree or foundation degree, please contact our Admissions team.

We operate the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). All undergraduate single modules are equivalent to 7.5 ECTS credits and double modules to 15 ECTS credits. More about ECTS credits.

Application process

Full time Home / EU applicants

Apply through UCAS

Part time Home / EU applicants

Apply direct to the University

International applicants

Apply direct to the University

Full time applicants can also apply through UCAS

Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.

For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.