Biomedical Sciences in Oxford
Regularly ranked as the leading university in the UK, we offer a rigorous, stimulating, inspiring, and rewarding experience.
Be amongst the first to experience the new undergraduate science programme at a university leading the way in biomedical teaching and research.
Why study at Oxford?
Biomedical Science is an exciting and rapidly-moving subject area, highly relevant to major issues facing society today. The University of Oxford is an internationally recognised centre for biomedical research and teaching. Studying here will give you the firm foundation you will need for your future.
Oxford boasts excellent facilities for biomedical sciences students, which include outstanding libraries and a purpose-built teaching centre that houses computing and laboratory facilities. Your studies will be enriched by the fact that we recruit competitively from across the globe, so you will have the chance to join a high-performing international cohort, encompassing students from a diverse range of backgrounds.
Our broad and flexible programme ranges from genetics and molecular and cellular biology to intregrated systems physiology, neuroscience and psychology. At the heart of the education we provide is the tutorial system, which offers you the chance to review theories with tutors and further explore ideas that arise in discussion with them.
Is this course really for me?
If you are a highly motivated student who is passionate about your subject, the University of Oxford offers an unsurpassed environment in which to study. You will be well suited to our course if you are:
- on track to achieve A*AA at A-level (or international equivalent) in two or more subjects from the sciences and mathematics;
- excited by the prospect of extending your knowledge of science beyond what you have studied at school, and learning how it can be applied in research and clinical practice;
- eager to learn about the processes underlying cell and systems biology and neuroscience;
- intrigued by the interdisciplinary nature of the subject;
- analytical and have good numerical skills.
To make a competitive application you will need a strong academic background with top grades (mostly A*s or As) at GCSE (or equivalent qualifications).
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Find out more
1 September 2014: BMAT registration opens.
1 October 2014: Standard deadline for BMAT registration (5pm BST).
15 October 2014: Late deadline for BMAT registration (5pm BST).
15 October 2014: Closing date for applications via UCAS.
5 November 2014: BMAT is sat.
Early December 2014: Short-listing takes place; decisions are communicated by email.
Mid-December 2014: Interviews dates for Biomedical Sciences in 2014 are TBC. Find out more about interviews for Biomedical Sciences.
Final decisions will be communicated to applicants by colleges.
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CONTACT USMedical Sciences Teaching Centre
South Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3PL