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      Biomedicine - Study Programme

      Programme, Bachelor's (1st cycle), 180 credits, BMEPG
      Bachelor of Science

      Biomedicine - Study Programme

      Programme, Bachelor's (1st cycle), 180 credits, BMEPG
      Bachelor of Science

      Application

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      Autumn 2021
      Location: Campus (Skövde), Pace: 100%

      Application

      16 october 2020 - 15 january 2021

      Application code HS-71215 at universityadmissions.se

      Programme Syllabus

      When? Where? How?

      Study period: 30 august 2021 - 2 june 2024
      Location: Skövde, Campus
      Pace of study: 100%

      Courses (syllabus)

      Find the complete course list in the programme syllabus.

      Admission Requirements

      The special prerequisites for this programme, besides basic eligibility for university studies, are the following upper secondary school courses Mathematics B, Science studies B, English B or Mathematics 2a / 2b / 2c, Science studies 2, English 6. The corresponding English proficiency can normally be shown by an internationally recognized language test, such as IELTS or TOEFL (or equivalent).

      Selection

      Grade 67%, Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test 33%.

      Language

      The courses are conducted in English.
      What causes diseases? How can they be diagnosed and prevented? By integrating knowledge from the molecular level with what happens in the body, this programme teaches you about the human body and homeostasis both as a whole and as an independent system. The knowledge generated through this programme will provide the basis to understand how genetics, environment and lifestyle affect our health, to create new tools and methods to improve health and the diagnosis of diseases and to develop effective new drugs.

      About the programme

      The Biomedicine study programme is an international programme given completely in English. From autumn 2021 the programme is updated with a stronger focus on the employment market for biomedicine, medical research and digital health.

      The programme gives you a broad education, from chemistry and medical biochemistry, to cell and human biology, anatomy, genetics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, pharmacology, physiology, infection biology, and the biomedical basis of diseases.

      The Focus of Your Studies

      The curriculum consists of basic courses in biology and chemistry, in order to acquire the necessary knowledge for continued studies and you will get a good basic knowledge of how the body of a healthy person works. You will then continue to study various disease onsets/occurrences and how drugs are used to cure diseases. You will be trained in laboratory practices and scientific methods. During the final semester you will choose your thesis subject area within the field of biomedicine, which can be carried out either at an academic institution or at companies, such as a pharmaceutical company, in Sweden or abroad.

      Study Abroad

      International experience and intercultural competence has become very important. During year two you can choose to study part of the programme abroad at one of our international partner universities. A semester or two at a university abroad will increase your chances for an international career or to work for a multinational company. Exchange studies also gives you improved language skills, new perspectives and an international network.

      There are various options for study abroad, depending on what you study and where you want to go. Students are encouraged to study part of the programme at one of our international partner universities, including King's College London.

      Career Opportunities

      The Bachelor's degree in Biomedicine gives you a foundation for a career in research in academia or life science industry. You can work with drug development and clinical trials, bioentrepreneurship and marketing or medical science journalism, in an academic setting or in the life science industry.

      Further studies

      The Biomedicine programme provides a solid base for further studies at master's level. After your Bachelor's degree, you can continue your studies with a One-Year Master's (60 ECTS credits) or a Two-Year Master's (120 ECTS) at the University of Skövde, or at one of our partner universities or other institutions of higher learning – in Sweden and abroad.

      Research

      Most senior members of teaching staff at the department also carry out active research, in some cases as part of major research projects. Find out more about our research on the Translational Medicin TRIM-page.

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      Published: 10/5/2020
      Edited: 10/5/2020
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