Biomedical Science at Sheffield for Undergraduates
The biomedical sciences are concerned with the understanding of our bodies and our ability to control them during health and disease. It's the basic science that underpins medicine. Breakthroughs by researchers are enabling new treatments, improving care and prolonging life. Join us and you'll study at the forefront of this vital branch of scientific endeavour. Better still, you'll belong to a world-class university with a friendly welcome and a commitment to making our city and the world a better place.
Our main areas of research attract academic staff of international scientific standing. This expertise is used in the planning and delivery of our teaching, which means what you are taught, reflects in the key questions and latest approaches in contemporary biology. As a biomedical sciences graduate, you'll acquire skills that are at the forefront of advances in medical research. You will also possess a range of key transferable skills valued by many graduate employers.
Skills to make an impact in your career
As a student with us, you'll learn from outstanding scientists with an international reputation for their achievements. You'll have the use of superb study, lab and research facilities plus the chance to undertake human dissection. To boost your career prospects even further, you'll be able to study abroad, do extra research over the summer, or apply for a placement year with a top employer like GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer or AstraZeneca.
Then there's the leadership, teamworking, data analysis, creative thinking and communication skills that'll become second nature during your course – all of which will quicken the interest of employers. And don't forget the prestige of a degree from one of Britain's top universities – where our work in Life Sciences is ranked within the top 40 in the world.
What our students say..
"I am very proud to be a Sheffield Graduate and the support and encouragement, as well as knowledge and skills that I learnt from my degree have been the basis for my career" Recent BMS graduate.