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BSc (Hons)

Medical Sciences

2 Years
September 2022
Campus Taught

Delivered over just two years, our BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences accelerated programme provides a unique opportunity for you to gain a scientific degree which is embedded within a clinically-focused curriculum.

This Medical Sciences degree will prepare you for further study on professional programmes. These include graduate entry in Medicine, Dentistry or Physician Associate Studies. It can also include Pharmacy and postgraduate study. This course is taught at our Burnley Campus.

You will have a competitive application for careers in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries or academia. 

Staff from both scientific and clinical fields will guide you through your journey. You will develop key transferable skills and enhance your understanding of the healthcare industry. This will prepare you as a highly competitive candidate for a range of career options.

Why study with us

  • Our School of Medicine is ranked as the Top Medical School in North West England (The Guardian University Guide 2021)
  • By studying a full degree course over two years instead of three, you’ll enjoy the benefits which include financial savings and entering professional employment earlier.
  • This unique course focuses on both academic achievement and the development of strong student personal profiles, alongside training in clinical and communication skills.

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What you'll do

  • Enjoy access to state-of-the-art facilities such as specialised human anatomy resource centres using much 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.

Module Overview

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.

Visit our Burnley Campus

Come and discover why our Burnley Campus is the perfect place for you at our upcoming Study and Apprenticeship Event in July. You can ask current students about their experiences, talk to academic staff and discover our facilities.

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Medical Sciences facilities

What can I do with a Medical Science degree?

Your clinically-relevant scientific knowledge from your BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences degree will prepare you as a highly competitive candidate for entry onto graduate entry medicine, dentistry, physician associate, pharmacy and other professional study programmes.  

We will support in building your application and preparing for interview; an essential asset for any student interested in this career pathway. This course will also create opportunities to competitively apply for careers in healthcare related industries or scientific research.

Graduates from this programme will also be strong candidates for further postgraduate study at MSc, MPhil and PhD level, along with jobs within healthcare, clinical and scientific industries.

Academic expertise

Fees and Funding

Full-time£11,100 per year
Full-time£20,550 per year
Full-time£20,550 per year
Full-time£11,100 per year
Full-time£21,600 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Medicine located in the Faculty of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Central Lancashire on our Student Contract page