Study Biomedicine at Salford

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Biomedical research and practice is helping society make scientific breakthroughs. As we understand more about our environment, we're learning more about the way we interact with it, and how different factors affecting the human body. 

Novel methods and new approaches are leading to personalised care that can achieve the best outcomes in the management of a patient’s disease or predisposition to disease. Choose a biomedicine-focused degree and be part of this exciting healthcare journey.


If you're struggling to decide between biomedical science courses, or you want to know what differentiates one course from another, we have created a course comparison infographic to help make sure you get all the information you need to find the right course for you.


Frequently Asked Questions about Studying Biomedicine

How much time will I have in the labs?

Your learning will be split between practical lab sessions where you will learn to use the equipment and carry out your own research projects, and lectures which will give you the theoretical foundation and knowledge for each module. 

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Are there any benefits to taking a placement year in the biomedical field?

Yes, and we encourage each of our students to undertake a placement between years two and three as employers want you to have experience. Placement opportunities can be found across a wide range of areas in the biomedical field and some of our previous students were able to complete their Institute of Biomedical Science Certificate of Competence, meaning they could register as a biomedical scientist upon graduation.

Hear from BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science students, Thomas Mault's experience during his time on the course, and Zahra Alhumaidi's experience on placement with the NHS.

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Read Zahra's blog >>

What are my career prospects after graduation?

Our Biomedicine programmes provide graduates with an excellent basis for a wide range of careers. Depending on your chosen course, you will be able to pursue a career in biomedicine, biotechnology, conservation, the pharmaceutical or food industries, forensic science, sports science, health care or research. Hear from BSc (Hons) Human Biology and Infectious Diseases student Karolina on her plans after she graduates.

Read Karolina's blog >>

Support and Wellbeing

We know that deciding which direction to take your biomedicine studies is a big step. If you have any further questions, our friendly team will be happy to answer them for you.

Contact us via email at or phone +44 (0)161 295 4545 (9am-5pm).

Why Study Biomedicine with Salford?


You will learn in our world-class research and teaching laboratories, using industry-standard equipment and developing advanced techniques used in the real-world


You will be taught by research-active staff with expertise in a wide range of specialisms, including heart and lung disease, cancer biology, drug development and infectious diseases


You can choose to include an industrial placement year between years two and three to boost your future employability


You can choose to receive mentoring support for your future application to graduate entry medicine. Our GEMMS mentorship provides interview techniques, communication and debating skills, ethical scenarios, UKCAT/BMAT/GAMSAT training

Campus Life. Big City Buzz

Studying at Salford really is the best of both worlds.  Our Peel Park campus is set in 46 square kilometres of lush, green space to enjoy. But we're also just over a mile away from the big city buzz of central Manchester - voted the UK's most liveable city two years running.

Famous for music, culture, sport, art and science, the cities of Manchester and Salford offers an unrivalled student experience where you can balance your studies with world-class culture, exciting events and legendary nightlife.

Ready to apply on UCAS?

If you are ready to apply for one of our biomedicine courses, here are some UCAS quick links

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

BSc (Hons) Human Biology and Infectious Diseases

BSc (Hons) Microbiology