BSc (Hons), Sandwich With Time Abroad
, Duration: 4 Years
At Keele University, weâre different. Nestled in 600 acres of countryside in the heart of the UK, we have a big campus but a small and cosmopolitan community. Weâre proud to be âUniversity of the Year for Student Experienceâ in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, in addition to having been ranked No.1 in the National Student Survey 2014-2016. This is because itâs more than green and lovely, itâs a place of research and academic excellence too.
At Keele, studying a combined honours degree will include some modules from both of the single honours degrees. In this case, your programme will be made up of a combination of modules from both Human Biology and Medicinal Chemistry.
Human Biology is ideal if youâre interested in biology but are looking for a particular focus on the human body and how weâve adapted to our environment. This course provides a broad understanding of the physiology of the bodyâs major systems as well as human health and disease.
The Human Biology course starts with a core first year with option modules becoming a major part of the course in years 2 and 3. A number of modules in the second and third year address issues that relate to our ever changing lifestyles and have a global perspective, including nutrition, advances in scientific research and technologies and parasitology that have improved our understanding of health and disease.
The multidisciplinary approach to Human Biology is supported by input to the programme from staff with diverse expertise in wide ranging aspects of Human Biology including Medical School staff and research and clinical staff at Keele University, University Hospitals of North Midlands and the Guy Hilton Research Centre (affiliated to Keele University and NHS - a world-leading centre for translational research), physiotherapists, geographers and conservation biologists.
The goal of medicinal chemistry is to support the search for new drugs to treat conditions such as heart disease and cancer. Youâll work in well-equipped laboratories, and learn to conduct effective independent research. Youâll develop deep understanding of the complex chemical and biological processes involved in the design and manufacture of drugs and other therapies for treating disease. This course prepares you to help solve problems at the intersection of chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology and pharmacology.
Human Biology and Medicinal Chemistry graduates have pursued diverse careers including industry, genetics research, medical statistics, scientific writing,
management and sales. Several Human Biology graduates have gone into Medicine while many enter into MSc or PhD degree programmes. Human Biologists also enter careers dictated by the other subject of the combined degree programme including finance, journalism and teaching.
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With the largest campus in the UK, Keele University easily manages to fit everything that a student may need into a short walk away. But if do you need to go into the local towns, buses are available every 20 minutes that go all around the local areas. Because there are no large cities on your doorstep, the SU works tirelessly to put on amazing nights, including the 'Flirt' nights which are always popular. The uni is high-ranking in all the different league tables, and is one that values both education and research meaning that students are valued by well-informed professors.
Provisional for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
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