Medical Biology | 2018
"The laboratory practicals are always interesting, exciting and teach us many skills for a range of careers."
“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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Interested in pursuing a career in the challenging field of medical biology? Our innovative course programmes give students the opportunity to develop a solid understanding of human biology from a medical perspective.
The University of Bolton has been ranked number one for student satisfaction in the North West by The Complete University Guide 2020 and ranks in the top five for teaching quality in the UK, as per The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. Through academic learning, practical skills development, and research training, you will be equipped with all the knowledge and skills you require to work within the biosciences, medical industries and beyond after graduation. Alternatively, you could study further on one of our postgraduate courses.
We offer modern teaching laboratories and classrooms with cutting edge technology and equipment. Small class sizes ensure our students receive one-to-one support from our teaching staff and guest lecturers who are leading professionals within their industries. Our facilities include:
A high-spec instrumentation laboratory
Microbiology laboratory and tissue engineering suite
Our programmes also offer you the chance to gain work experience within the industry and fields you are studying. These valuable work placements do not just offer students the chance to gain skills in career-relevant placements, they can also earn you credits towards your medical biology degree.
We adopt a team approach for every aspect of what we create and achieve in our medical biology department. Our students are at the very heart of our activities, taking a leading role in shaping their own futures and striving confidently to get great jobs in exciting and rewarding industries. We have gathered together an exceptional faculty of tutors, who not only produce leading research but also continue to lead in best practice, and it is this combination of skills that makes our teaching, research and consultancy so distinctive and relevant. Our teaching staff can help you with first-hand professional advice and direction, as well as industry connections and opportunities.
The University of Bolton also offers a very personal approach to your development – our 'Teaching Intensive, Research Informed' approach enables you to get an especially high-quality teaching experience which should match your personal learning needs exactly.
Our course content has been created in consultation with the NHS and leading pharmaceutical companies to ensure it is relevant to future career progression. The University of Bolton offers many courses that are aimed at meeting the needs of future employers within the medical biology industry.
After graduation, you can work in medical biology positions in the following fields (please note that some roles may require additional qualifications and/or work experience for entry):
If you have any more questions about studying at the University of Bolton, our award-winning student services team is here to put your mind at ease about any queries related to accommodation, finance, funding, health and wellbeing, disability support or anything else you may need.