Study Biomedicine at Salford

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Biomedical research and practice is helping society make scientific breakthroughs. As we understand more about our environment, we're learning more about the way we interact with it, and how different factors affecting the human body.  Novel methods and new approaches are leading to personalised care that can achieve the best outcomes in the management of a patient’s disease or predisposition to disease. Choose a biomedicine-focused degree and be part of this exciting healthcare journey.

Three great Reasons to Study at Salford


Receive medicine mentoring programme support for your future application for graduate entry medicine


Learn alongside biomedical researchers in our world-class research and teaching laboratories


Choose to include an industrial placement year between years two and three to boost your future employability

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science


Location. Location. Location

Our enviable position at the heart of Greater Manchester makes us the perfect choice whether you're relocating for a long-stay or you're travelling here for the day.

Our Peel Park campus has its own campus train station - Salford Crescent, which can take you into Manchester in just ten minutes, Liverpool in 30 minutes, or direct to Manchester Airport in just 25 minutes. 

Our MediaCityUK campus is well-served by Metrolink - Europe's largest light rail network.


Explore our range of courses and pathways in Biomedicine

Biomedical Science

Work to improve the future of healthcare and develop your understanding of human disease processes, how they are diagnosed, monitored and treated.Biomedical science at Salford focuses on the biological principles relating to the normal function of the human body. The course provides contemporary training in medical and disease related topics, including pathophysiology, cell pathology, clinical immunology, haematology, microbiology and genetics.

Your studies will be complemented by visits to local pathology laboratories and the contribution of external NHS specialists and biomedical scientists.With strong industry links, optional industry placements and modules delivered by expert academic staff, our course in Biomedical Science will provide you with the professional knowledge and the practical experience to start your career.

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Explore BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Foundation Year

Human Biology and Infectious Diseases

The Human Biology and Infectious Diseases degree programme at Salford this is one of the few courses available outside of medicine which combines the study of human physiology, immunology and infectious diseases. It provides optional modules to suit your particular interests and laboratory-based research project in a field of your choice.

Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, the course is designed to progress your knowledge with theory and practice. Initially, you'l exploring the normal functioning human body through the study of human anatomy and cell biology. Later on, you'll progress to build more specialised knowledge in areas including molecular genetics and an Introduction to parasitology and infectious diseases.

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Explore BSc (Hons) Human Biology and Infectious Diseases with Foundation Year


Resistance to antibiotics and the emergence of new pathogens is driving research and focus on novel therapies and interventions. With a focus on real-world applications, choosing a degree in microbiology is a gateway to a future career where you can contribute to a wide range of societal issues, including effective drug development,sustainable food resourcing and fuel production.

By first exploring the fundamentals of both biology and microbiology through the study of cell biology and molecules to microbes, you'll progress to build specialised knowledge in areas such as medical and public health, microbiology and microbial biotechnology. Alongside studying in our professional laboratory setting, you gain valuable work experience with an optional industry placement.

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