How will I study Biomedical and Chemical Sciences?
Study biomedical and chemical sciences The Salford experience
Biomedical and Chemical Sciences are extremely versatile disciplines. When you study a science-based course at Salford you will have plenty of opportunities to put your knowledge to the test through hands-on experiments, placements and industry connections.
Read on to get a flavour of what to expect.
As a biomedical or chemical sciences student, you're going to spend lots of time in our laboratories. We've designed our facilities to mirror those used in professional practice, so that when you graduate you will have practical skills to get started in your career.
During your studies, you'll be based in our state-of-the-art, integrated teaching laboratory, known as the Bodmer Labs. Here, you will complete practical experiments and research projects, strengthen your laboratory skills and learn to apply complex scientific knowledge.
Lectures and tutorials
You are probably familiar with lectures and tutorials at school and college - they are are a key part of building your theoretical knowledge at University too.
We use lectures to introduce you to core topics, with seminars and tutorials providing opportunities to discuss them with your tutors and other students in smaller groups and develop your understanding.
Lectures and tutorials are delivered by our highly-skilled lecturers, who have real-world experience in their field.
Successful knowledge-building means lots of study. Whether you are collaborating with your course mates on a group project, or working your way through the latest tutorial reading list, you'll spend lots of time in our library.
Our recently-refurbished Clifford Whitworth Library has lots of physical and virtual resources that will support your science studies. The modern learning space includes computing suites and multimedia libraries, with access to scientific journals, databases, and software.
With an onsite cafe, breakout areas, comfy chairs and 24-hour access, it is also the perfect place for writing up lecture notes and finalising assignments - day or night!
As one of the first UK Universities to champion industry placements as part of a degree, we're passionate about helping you to you to gain additional real-world experience during your studies.
All of our biomedicine students can choose to include an industrial placement year between their second and third year. Placements not only gives you industry experience you can add to your degree, they also give a chance to see what biomedicine looks like in the real-world and gain additional workplace skills.
Watch the videos below to find out more about our Kidscan placement collaboration and our recent biomedicine and chemical science graduates placement experiences at various organisations.