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Why Study Biomedical Sciences at Ulster University?

Number 1 in UK for Pharmacy for 3 years running

In UK top 3 for Optometry

In UK top 5 for Biomedical Science research

95% student satisfaction in the National Student Survey

State-of-the-art facilities include a dedicated Centre for Molecular Biosciences and the SAAD Centre for Pharmacy & Diabetes

  • Excellence in teaching and research

    Ulster University's School of Biomedical Sciences has a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching and research.  

    Students are educated in the critical application of science and trained for healthcare, scientific and technical professions.

    Key programmes on offer include:

    Associate awards

    Some of our undergraduate programmes are 3 years in duration but with an optional 1-year work or study placement leading to the following associate awards:

    • Diploma in International Academic Studies (DIAS)
    • Diploma in Professional Practice (DPP)
    • Diploma in Professional Practice International (DPPI)

    Whether you choose a 1-year placement, or are rotating in clinical settings, you will have the opportunity to enhance your professional practice and develop unique employability skills.

    2016/17 undergraduate tuition fee

    International:  £12,890

    English language requirements

    Most of our programmes require the following but we do accept other secure English language tests:

    • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5
    • Trinity ISE: Pass at level III


    You are guaranteed University accommodation if your accommodation application is submitted before 31 July 2016.