Study Biomedical and Chemical Sciences at Salford

Chemistry students


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For centuries, science has guided human knowledge, leading to medical breakthroughs and improving living standards.  If you're ready to continue your science study journey, let Salford lead the way.

From Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Science to Biomedical science and Human Biology and Infectious Diseases, we offer accredited degree courses that will take your knowledge further. With immersive learning in our advanced Bodmer laboratories, we'll prepare you to make new discoveries and become an unstoppable next-generation scientist. 

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Why study Biomedical and Chemical Sciences?

  • Bioscience is the cutting-edge of modern medicine. To better prepare for future pandemics we need more disease specialists, ready to make new discoveries and help fight all kinds of global health issues.  Biomedical science professionals work in clinical settings in hospitals and laboratories, enabling diseases to be diagnosed, monitored and treated
  • Scientists carry out vital work to make medical breakthroughs and design, develop and manufacture new treatments for all kinds of diseases. Chemical science skills and knowledge are in demand across a range of industries including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, food and brewing industries, as well as in clinical areas such as such as forensic science. 


Biomedical science

Immersive learning. Research-led. Industry focused.

Delivered by research-based academics and industry professionals using our world-class Bodmer laboratories, our professionally-accredited biomedical and chemical science courses will help you build specialist knowledge and advanced technical and transferable skills.

  • Experience immersive learning in our world-class Bodmer Laboratories
  • Choose to include a placement year to boost your future employability
  • Benefit from research-informed teaching and science community collaboration

Our biomedical and chemical science degree courses


Chemistry students

If you are thinking about specialising your studies, consider the exciting field of Biochemistry. Through our exclusive partnership with University of Toledo, you can even take your studies stateside with a year in the USA too. 

Explore our Biochemistry courses:

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry with Studies in the USA

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry with Foundation Year

Biomedical Science

Biomedical science

Choose our IBMS-accredited Biomedical Science degree course and focus your knowledge on medicine and the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of diseases.

Explore our Biomedical Science courses:

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Foundation Year 


Chemistry student

Choose Chemistry for an all-round knowledge-building course. Holding accreditation from the Royal Society of Chemistry, our course is an excellent platform to develop advanced laboratory skills and open up a diverse range of career opportunities.

Explore our Chemistry courses:

BSc (Hons) Chemistry

Human Biology and Infectious Diseases

Biomedical Science

Our Human Biology and Infectious Diseases degree will get to the very heart of life as you explore the risks posed to humans and animals by viruses, diseases and pathogens.

Explore our Human Biology and Infectious Diseases courses

BSc (Hons) Human Biology and Infectious Diseases

BSc (Hons) Human Biology and Infectious Diseases with Foundation Year

Pharmaceutical Science

Chemistry students

If your career interests lie in making new materials, analysing scenarios, working towards a green world, helping to cure diseases, or leading the fight against pollution, consider our Pharmaceutical Science degree.

Explore our Pharmaceutical Science courses:

BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science

BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science with Foundation Year


Students in Manchester

University life is not just about what you study - where you study matters too.

Our amazing location at the heart of Greater Manchester blends the ease of campus life, the thrill of the big city buzz, and easy access to incredible places around the North West. 

This exciting combination makes the Salford study experience so unique. Come and take a look.