Our BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences is an accelerated programme delivered over two years. It provides a unique opportunity for you to gain a scientific degree within a clinically-focused curriculum.
Why study with us
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- This gateway route is designed to give you the best chance of entry to graduate entry medicine, dentistry or other health related courses.
- By studying a full degree course over two years instead of three, you’ll enjoy the benefits of financial savings and entering professional employment earlier.
- This unique course focuses on both academic achievement and the development of a strong personal profile, alongside training in clinical and communication skills.
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What you'll do
- Enjoy access to state-of-the-art facilities like specialised human anatomy resource centres, where you will use most of the same equipment as medicine students.
- You’ll be taught by experienced scientists, doctors and clinicians in excellent facilities.
- Taught in small, culturally diverse groups promoting integration, cultural exchange and personal development.
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This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
BSc Medical Sciences facilities
The course has a very new and innovative structure, as well as a fantastic and diverse campus.
What can I do with a Medical Sciences degree?
The clinically-relevant scientific knowledge from your degree will prepare you for a range of graduate entry programmes. This includes Medicine, Dentistry, Physician Associate, Pharmacy and other professional study programmes.
Angela teaches a range of subjects in the School of Medicine with expertise in Clinical Microbiology. She is Course Leader for the 2-year accelerated BSc Medical Sciences. Having come from a management background, carried out extensive research, supervised MRes and PhD students a…
Dr Oatley is a lecture on the two-year accelerated Medical Sciences BSc course at the University of Central Lancashire’s Burnley campus. He teaches while keeping a keen interest in protein translocation, quality control, membrane protein structure and microscopy.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.
Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Contextualised Admissions Bursary
We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary
This course is based in the School of Medicine and Dentistry
For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information
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