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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Human Biosciences (Optional Placement)

University of Plymouth University of Plymouth, UK

Intake

Sep 2022, Jan 2023

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GBP 14600

Tuition Fee (GBP)

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 Free

Application Fee

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36 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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76

TOEFL

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65%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Will gene therapy become an established treatment for cancer? What are the potential benefits of stem cell research? How has the revolution in genome sequencing provided insights into human biology? On this flexible course, you’ll develop skills and knowledge across the spectrum of subject disciplines – enabling an understanding of these and other key questions relating to human biology, health and disease.

This course is delivered by the School of Biomedical Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and enhanced by links with healthcare professionals. You’ll benefit from a rich and varied learning environment. You will also have the opportunity to enhance your employability with an optional placement year. We’re very proud of our National Student Survey (NSS) 2018 return showing that the course had an overall student satisfaction of 95 per cent.

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Key Features

  • Delivered by the School of Biomedical Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and enhanced by links with healthcare professionals.
  • A strong foundation in a broad range of bioscience disciplines underpinned by a biomolecular knowledge-base relevant to contemporary human biosciences today.
  • Opportunities to include optional elements of psychology at each stage of the programme.
  • Enables students to explore themes of personal interest within the biosciences at all stages.
  • Staff with expertise in a wide range of biomedical research topics directly inform learning and teaching.
  • Strong international reputation in translational research with significant financial investment in laboratory infrastructure.
  • Emphasis on practical laboratory skills relevant to research and other scientific careers.
  • Benefit from a rich and varied interdisciplinary learning environment, which includes collaboration with a wider health care education community at the University.
  • Optional placement opportunities provide students with relevant work experience.
  • Personal tutoring in modules throughout the programme of study.
  • Equips graduates with the confidence, knowledge, skills and other attributes suitable for a wide variety of careers within this rapidly expanding field.
  • This course has competitive entry for up to ten ring-fenced places at the end of stage one for progression onto medicine and dentistry. Applicants must meet minimum academic requirements for consideration. e.g A levels - Minimum of AAB to include A grades in Biology, one other science from Chemistry, Maths, Physics, Psychology, Geology or Geography. General Studies will not be accepted.

Additional Information

Program Level 3-Year Bachelor's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    76 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    65% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    14600

    Tuition Fee
    (GBP)

     Free

    Application Fee
    (GBP)

    12000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
    (GBP)

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    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Questions

    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

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