Ulster University
Applied Biomedical Science (Pathology) with placement year BSc (Hons)
Ulster University

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of biomedical sciences (non-specific)

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £27000 £35000
25-75 percentile range £21091 - £28004 £20500 - £34500 £27500 - £44500

Course Description

BSc Hons Applied Biomedical Science (Pathology) with placement year - 4 years full time. In order to attain their DPP (Pathology) and meet the needs for professional registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Biomedical Scientist, students undertake a clinical placement in a health service laboratory and complete the IBMS Registration Training Portfolio.

Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for the purpose of providing eligibility to apply for registration with the HCPC as a biomedical scientist.

Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Applied Biomedical Science (Pathology) with placement year BSc (Hons) at Ulster University

70% Sales occupations
25% Business and public service associate professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

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

Scottish Higher qualifications are considered on an individual basis

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

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

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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

English language requirements for international applicants The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.GCSE You must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements for admission to a first degree course and hold a GCSE pass in English Language at grade C or grade 4 or above (or equivalent). You must also hold a GCSE pass in Mathematics and Chemistry or Double Award Science at grade C or grade 4 or above (or equivalent). Please note that for purposes of entry to this course the Level 2 Essential / Key Skill in Application of Number is NOT regarded as an acceptable alternative to GCSE Maths.


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Applied Biomedical Science (Pathology) with placement year, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Applied Biomedical Science (Pathology) with placement year BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £4710 year 1
Ireland £4710 year 1
EU £15840 year 1
International £15840 year 1
Northern Ireland £4750 year 1
Ireland £4750 year 1
EU £16320 year 1
International £16320 year 1

Additional fee information

Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance/undergraduate

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 Ulster University in top UK and global rankings.

See all 29 university rankings of Ulster University

About Ulster University

Ulster University is a publicly funded higher education institution located in Northern Ireland. The university owns and manages four main campuses: Belfast, Coleraine, Jordanstown, and Magee. Each campus hosts its own special facilities for the departments that occupy them, with some of the facilities between them including an award-winning Law Clinic, television and radio studios, Clinical Physiology suites, among many other well-equipped facilities.

List of 235 Bachelor and Master Courses from Ulster University - Course Catalogue

Where is this programme taught

Coleraine
map marker Show on map

Similar courses

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Biomedical Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) The University of Sheffield - 4% 35% £9250 £29110 163 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Biomedical Science (with foundation year) BSc (Hons) University of Hull - 0% 0% £9250 £18300 £19500 91 Hull On campus Full-time
Biomedical Science BSc (Hons) University of the West of Scotland - - - £9250 £15250 - Paisley On campus Full-time
Biomedical Science with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Sunderland - - - £9250 £16000 - Sunderland On campus Full-time
Biomedical Science BSc (Hons) Staffordshire University - 10% 15% £9250 £16750 109 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Applied Biomedical Science (Pathology) with placement year BSc (Hons) Ulster University - 0% 0% £9250 £15840 £16320 149 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Biomedical Sciences BSc (Hons) University of Reading - 5% 7% £9250 £27650 120 Reading On campus Full-time
Biomedical Science BSc (Hons) University of Roehampton - 5% 8% £9250 £15000 £15750 111 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Biomedical Science BSc (Hons) Middlesex University - 25% 6% £9250 £15100 131 London On campus Full-time
Biomedical Engineering BEng (Hons) University College London - - - £9250 £35000 - London On campus Full-time