Cardiff Metropolitan University
Biomedical Sciences (Health Exercise and Nutrition) BSc (Hons)
Cardiff Metropolitan University

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23859 £19123 £20996
25-75 percentile range £19362 - £27716 £13372 - £24754 £14943 - £27676

Course Description

The professionally accredited BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences (Health, Exercise & Nutrition) pathway at Cardiff Met focuses on the scientific study of all aspects of lifestyle, and the strategies that can be employed to improve health. We are in the vanguard of innovative biomedical study of major health crises such as the physical inactivity and obesity epidemics.

Recent Highlights:

100% student satisfaction for two years running (National Student Survey, 2018/19 and 2019/20)

Contributed to Cardiff Met’s position as Top Welsh University for BioSciences (Guardian University Guide, 2020/21)

Contributed to Cardiff Met’s position in Top 20 UK Universities for BioSciences (Guardian University Guide, 2020/21)

Emphasis is placed on the role that exercise, health promotion and nutrition contribute to this end. This Biomedical Sciences (Health, Exercise & Nutrition) pathway includes a series of fundamental science-based modules in human physiology, nutrition, biochemistry and psychology.

The pathway is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology for the purpose of meeting in part the academic and experience requirement for Membership and Chartered Biologist (CBiol).

Common First Year

Please note that the BSc Biomedical Science degree and the BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences with Health, Exercise & Nutrition pathway share a common first year. On successful completion of the first year, students can decide which degree to follow from year two onwards.

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

112 - 120 points to include minimum BC

Qualification requirements

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

M in T Level Health, Healthcare Science, or Science.

31-30 overall or 665-655 in 3 HL subjects.

Including one in a relevant subject/science (90 UCAS tariff points)

The Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted in lieu of one A Level at the A Level grades specified, excluding any subject specific requirements.

Access to HE Diploma

Including one in a relevant subject/science (80 UCAS tariff points)

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.

PTE Academic 52

No element lower than 51

TOEFL (iBT) 72

TOEFL Internet required.

Cambridge English Advanced

Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)

IELTS (Academic) 6

No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.

PTE Academic 52

No element lower than 51

TOEFL (iBT) 72

TOEFL Internet required.

Cambridge English Advanced

Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Biomedical Sciences (Health Exercise and Nutrition), BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Biomedical Sciences (Health Exercise and Nutrition) BSc (Hons)

Ireland £9000 year 1
Channel Islands £9000 year 1
EU £15000 year 1
England UK £9000 year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 year 1
Scotland £9000 year 1
Wales £9000 year 1
International £15000 year 1
EU £16000 year 1
International £16000 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Cardiff Metropolitan University in top UK and global rankings.

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About Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University, also known as CardiffMet, was established in 1976 in the small city of Cardiff, Wales. This university holds more than 1,000 student residence rooms, and it takes pride in that the accommodation here is more than just a place to sleep. Those living on-site have access to frequent and free social events taking place nearby, ensuring that those learning here have just as many opportunities to make connections as they do to succeed academically.

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Where is this programme taught

Cardiff Met - Llandaff
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