Study Biomedicine at Salford
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
BIOMEDICINE AND MORE - SALFORD ADDED VALUE
Taught in a professional laboratory environment, our biomedicine programmes are delivered by research-active staff with expertise in a wide range of specialisms, including heart and lung disease, cancer biology, drug development and infectious diseases. With an industry-focused approach to learning, all teaching activities on these courses integrate directly with industry and the NHS environment, ready for you to start your career in biomedicine.
Attracting passionate and enthusaistic biomedicine students, researchers and academic staff requires having some amazing facilities. In 2015, Sir Walter Bodmer opened our £3m reaching and research laboratories. These purpose-built facilities packed with industry-standard research equipment ensures that our students benefit from using the latest technologies and that learning remains at the forefront of innovation and discovery.
Strong career prospects
Optional industry placements are included across all of our biomedicine courses. Completing a placement as part of our Biomedical Science course will also enable you to complete an IBMS registration portfolio and apply directly for grade 5 Biomedical Scientist positions.
We support biomedicine graduates aspiring to apply for graduate entry medicine. Our GEMMS mentorship provides interview techniques, communication and debating skills, ethical scenarios, UKCAT/BMAT/GAMSAT training. We also organise inspirational lectures from clinicians and medical students.
Our biomedicine alumni work in a wide range of careers, including roles in the NHS, teaching, research, management and postgraduate medicine and dentistry. Many graduates now work at large organisations, such as AstraZeneca and the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute.
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.
CAMPUS LIFE. BIG CITY BUZZ. EXPLORE LIFE AT SALFORD
Life On Campus
University life isn’t all about studying – sometimes you have to have fun, too.
From joining a society or taking a gym class, to meeting up with friends for lunch in Atmosphere bar and café, when you're not working on your next assignment, you can enjoy the perks of our campus.
Living in student accommodation is a great way to get settled into university life and meet new people.
We’ve got some great accommodation options to choose from, including Peel Park Quarter - recently voted the second-best halls of residence in the UK.
In the City
If you're relocating to Salford from elsewhere in the UK or overseas, you're making a great choice.
Find out what it's like to live in one of Europe's most exciting city regions. Explore the legendary culture, sport, entertainment, and nightlife on offer in the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.
If you live close to Salford already, we don't need to tell you how great our location is.
But, if you're thinking about commuting from home to study at university, you might want to check out how we make our campus your home from home on the days you're with us.
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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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.
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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