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Medical Sciences (Final Year Entry)
This BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences (Final Year Entry) degree programme is for those with a Level 5 HND/Higher Diploma Programme in the biosciences. By studying this degree you will graduate with a BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences awarded by Oxford Brookes University.
You will gain a sound understanding of medical aspects of the human body in health and disease as the course builds on core biomedical science subjects. Primarily taught by our teaching staff, some aspects are taught by health professionals from the local hospitals developing key skills and scientific knowledge employers need.
A degree in Medical Sciences is the first step to a wide range of career opportunities in medical science, clinical science, healthcare management, clinical trials co-ordination and postgraduate study.
It also gives international students the opportunity to study at a UK institution, Oxford Brookes University, with the intention of broadening your experience and career opportunities.
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Please note tuition fees for Home 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 students at the maximum permitted level.
Financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
The course is structured to give you a sound understanding of medical aspects of the human body in health and disease. It builds on core biomedical science subjects.
You will be able to choose modules to suit your particular interest in the molecular life sciences or physiological sciences. The emphasis is on the interdisciplinary nature of causes and treatment of disease.
Teaching and learning methods include:
As well as delivering this course in partnership with scientists working in local hospitals, we are able to invite colleagues and collaborators who are at the forefront of research to join us in exploring the scientific themes of medical science with you.
After you graduate
A degree in Medical Science from Oxford Brookes is the first step to a wide range of career opportunities in biomedical science, clinical science, healthcare management and clinical trials coordination. Many leading universities around the world now have graduate medical schools. This degree is excellent preparation for entry into medicine or study as a health care practitioner.
Our courses are designed to equip you with the skills you need for employment. We put a strong emphasis on developing the multidisciplinary graduate attributes needed to keep ahead in a rapidly changing workplace.
The BSc degree is well designed to provide a foundation for graduate-entry medical school or further academic training in the life and medical sciences (eg MSc and PhD level degrees).
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.