3rd May 2006
SCIENCE DEGREE GETS SEAL OF APPROVAL
The new BSc (Hons) course in Applied Biomedical Sciences was
approved by the Health Professions Council last week and accredited by the
The Trent Strategic Health Authority will sponsor a number of student places each year on this three-year degree course.
Students will be paid to attend placements at local hospital laboratories alongside their formal academic study at the university.
successful completion of their degrees students will be included on the
Register of Biomedical Scientists, which will allow them to practise within the
graduates needed to complete a period of recognised training and obtain a
certificate of competency from the
“This official recognition of the quality of our new Biomedical Sciences degree is excellent news for the university and enhances our growing reputation in science,” said Professor Brian McGaw, Dean of the Faculty of Health, Life and Social Sciences.
“Biomedical Sciences is a very competitive area and we are
confident that our status as the first HPC-approved, NHS-funded, integrated
Biomedical Sciences degree in
follows a league table in The Guardian yesterday (Tuesday) which ranked Biosciences
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