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Text version of chart showing structure of the Biomedical Sciences course

Year 1: SUBJECTS taken by all students

  • Body and Cells
  • Genes and Molecules
  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Numerical and scientific skills

End of Year 1: Preliminary Examination

Year 2: Study tailored to students’ interests

Part 1 (first 2 terms of Year 2)

10 units from a selection including the following themes:

  • Psychological processes and disorders
  • Neuroscience
  • Cellular and systems physiology
  • Genetics and developmental biology
  • Pharmacology
  • Cellular pathology and immunology

Beginning of Term 3: Part 1 Examination

Part 2

Research Project

Specialist Review

Year 3: Advanced options selected for one of two BA courses

Students select from a wide range of specialised options that cover:

  • Cell and systems physiology and pharmacology
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology
  • Pathology and developmental biology

End of Year 3: Part 2 Examination