Biomedical Sciences

Be part of the fightback against disease

How do diseases spread, and how do we identify them? Choose Biomedical Sciences at Leeds Beckett and broaden your understanding.

After building a strong foundation, you can choose to pursue one of our four specialist pathways in:

  • Medical biochemistry
  • Molecular biotechnology
  • Pharmacological sciences
  • Medical microbiology

Biomedical Sciences at Leeds Beckett University is one of the few courses accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science and the Royal Society of Biology. Accreditation shows that students receive a wide-ranging, research informed scientific education and develop practical skills and experience that employer’s value. We developed our curriculum in consultation with local employers and ensure all of our students have the opportunity to spend a significant proportion of their studies working in our labs.

your student experience

Our courses will unlock the fascinating world of Biomedical Sciences, and you'll be able to turn theory into practice in our state-of-the-art laboratories. You'll be supported by experienced practitioners throughout your studies, and you'll work on a research project of your choice with help from tutors from our Biomedical Research Centre.

Get to know our courses

Whether you're looking to enter a role in industry or to develop deeper research, you'll find a course that inspires you at Leeds Beckett.

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Biomedical Sciences Lab

Our modern, purpose-built, biomedical sciences laboratories feature a range of the latest scientific testing equipment, including:

  • Fluorescent microscopes
  • Genome sequencers
  • Metabolism analysers, with specialist data and AV technology
  • Full Cat 2 microbiology facilities
  • Cell culture suites

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your teaching community

Our teaching staff have a range of skills and experience, and will prepare you for the next step in your journey. We're a community of active practitioners, dedicated researchers and inspiring lecturers. Together, we're committed to training you to tackle tomorrow's big health challenges.

The Centre for Biomedical Science Research

Applied research, with the aim of contributing to finding solutions to some of the key issues currently facing humankind.

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