BSc (Hons) Medical Physiology (with Foundation year)

University of East London (UEL)
United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 46,488
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 55,269

Entry Requirements

  • A Level: Including passes at A2 in at least 2 subjects. Must include Grade B in A Level Biology or Chemistry
  • BTEC: Extended Diploma (QCF) or Diploma (QCF) in relevant subjects, or at least Merit in relevant subjects
  • International Baccalaureate: Diploma with 25 points including a minimum of 15 points at Higher Level, must include Biology and Chemistry at Higher Level.
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the university.

Note: We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths and Double Science Grade C 

English Language Requirements:

  • Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).


In short, you’ll study the anatomy and functions of the human body in sickness and in health. 

Along with all your fellow students in your first year, you’ll study physiology, biochemistry, human anatomy, cell biology and genetics to equip you with an excellent all-round grounding.

In year two, you’ll study more advanced areas of biochemistry, physiology, anatomy and histology and be introduced to pharmacology, disease processes and immunology.

At the end of that year, you’ll have the option of a year-long placement in a laboratory away from the University, either in the UK or abroad. This could be in a hospital or research institute or at a food, medical or industrial company.

In your final year, you’ll focus more on diseases of the systems of the body and be able to specialise in optional subjects such as toxicology, exercise or neuropharmacology. You’ll also complete a major research project.

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