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    hey how are you people finding biomedical science as a degree. Would you recomend the degree:confused: :confused:
    Because i'm thinking of taking it but i wants some feedback from people who have done or doing the degree

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    its fun, some stuff i dislike, more to do with my dergee itself, mainly due to a few modules, like genetics :p: liked it before uni, now don't
    if you enjoy all that finding out whats happened, and how it works, it a good degree to do
    it may have a few bad parts, but what dosn't, i enjoy it
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    Agree with Robinson999...

    I know Herts and my current uni (ARU) 1st year of the Biomed degree, covers some random modules, such as Key Skills, Core Skills, Core Biology, etc, which gives a good foundation on Biosciences/Life Sciences. Some of these modules are not brilliant and not essentially Biomed specific...personally, I wish I didn't have to do them, but it is a helpful orientation to first year studies at uni.

    Second and Final years are where it gets interesting and cover the specialist Biomed modules (Diagnostic techniques in Pathology, Research Methods, Pathogenicity, Immunology, Metabolic processes, to name a few).

    I enjoyed Microbiology in YR1. Found Biochemistry tough, but learned a lot. Have to do Genetics in YR2, and am not looking forward to it.

    Most of my learning didn't happen in class, but in self-directed learning. We were advised to do 4 hrs worth of personal reading for every 1 hr lecture per module (I had 8 modules in YR1). I never managed that...

    You got to be interested in doing the Biomed degree and anything to do with Cell/Molecular Biology...otherwise you'll struggle to keep it going.

    The degree does cover some broad topics as well, such and Human Anatomy & Physiology of organ systems, which I also enjoyed.

    I think its a good degree to study, but you gotta put the effort in and stay on top of it. Some modules you'll enjoy, others not so much. Lab work (practicals) are key and a good way to re-inforce what you'll cover in lectures.

    Hope this helps. Ask away if you have more specific questions. What are your thoughts?
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    (Original post by VENIVIDIVICI)
    Agree with Robinson999...

    I know Herts and my current uni (ARU) 1st year of the Biomed degree, covers some random modules, such as Key Skills, Core Skills, Core Biology, etc, which gives a good foundation on Biosciences/Life Sciences. Some of these modules are not brilliant and not essentially Biomed specific...personally, I wish I didn't have to do them, but it is a helpful orientation to first year studies at uni.

    Second and Final years are where it gets interesting and cover the specialist Biomed modules (Diagnostic techniques in Pathology, Research Methods, Pathogenicity, Immunology, Metabolic processes, to name a few).
    you had to go through the pain of key skills as well, we had to do it, it was well a waste of time cousrework from maths and stats which can help, to making a CV or a poster, that's like year 7 stuff, i hated key skills.
    only god side no matter what degree you was on biomed, biochem, sports you had to do key skills


    i agree 2nd and 3rd get gets a lot better, as you can start doing what you want, my 2nd year choice was between genetics or cell biology, cell biology won it, plus i can do cancer biology in my 3rd year, drug design, then therapeutics of diseases and all that, goes with biomed
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    (Original post by robinson999)
    you had to go through the pain of key skills as well, we had to do it, it was well a waste of time cousrework from maths and stats which can help, to making a CV or a poster, that's like year 7 stuff, i hated key skills.
    only god side no matter what degree you was on biomed, biochem, sports you had to do key skills


    i agree 2nd and 3rd get gets a lot better, as you can start doing what you want, my 2nd year choice was between genetics or cell biology, cell biology won it, plus i can do cancer biology in my 3rd year, drug design, then therapeutics of diseases and all that, goes with biomed
    That's right.:yep:
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    (Original post by VENIVIDIVICI)
    That's right.:yep:
    its a load of bull :p:
 
 
 
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