Biomedical scientists were one of the key workers working tirelessly since the pandemic began to develop diagnostic tests, run COVID testing laboratories, develop vaccines and support doctors in the urgent research into treatment and prevention strategies for the virus. It is a career at the cutting-edge of medical research.
The studies of Biomedical Science is the in-depth study of human biology in both normal and disease states. This degree programme provides you with detailed understanding of the causes of human disease, how these produce symptoms and the effects of disease on the structure and function of human cells, tissues, and the whole organism. Through this course you will learn both current techniques used in the study of human diseases in the NHS, and innovative technologies under development for experimental treatments.
Recent investment in the Digital Health Zone allows students to access the latest techniques in digital anatomy and pathology, including carrying out digital dissection.