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Medical Sciences

Find out about the range of course options in Medical Sciences


in Wales overall (Medical Sciences)

NSS 2022


in the UK for Research Quality (Biomedical Science)

Complete University Guide 2023


in the UK for Biomedical Science

Guardian Good University Guide 2023


in the UK for Value Added (Biomedical Science)

Guardian Good University Guide 2023

Top 25

in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Biomedical Science)

Complete University Guide 2023


in the UK for Anatomy and Physiology

Times Good University Guide 2023

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Why Study Medical Sciences?

Our degrees in Medical Sciences are grounded in modern medical practice and as one of our graduates you’ll have the skills to enter into a range of clinical, medical and healthcare career pathways, including the potential for graduate entry into medicine and physician associate training.

Watch - Insight into Medical Sciences

Listen to our undergraduates discuss what they enjoy about studying with us and see the facilities available.

Jessica Nixon

Student Profile Jessica Nixon

Biomedical Science

"Being able to use investigative laboratory techniques and figure out what sample of tissue we had been given during our biomedical practical module was rhe best part of the course."

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Career Opportunities in Medical Sciences

Our undergraduate degrees will prepare you for your future career in a range of bioscience and medically related professions. You’ll be in a strong position to gain places on postgraduate programmes related to other health areas as well as in demand by large employers such as the pharmaceutical industry, medical research, and public health.

Do you have a question about life as a Bangor University student? Our ambassadors will be happy to help you find the answer.

They can tell you more about studying here, about the amazing Clubs and Societies we have, and how they made friends and settled into life at university as a Medical Sciences student.

If you have any questions about the course, our lecturers are on hand to help. Below are some examples of frequently asked questions. Can you think of any more? 

  • What are the qualities of a successful Medical Sciences student at Bangor?
  • How can I prepare myself to study Medical Sciences at Bangor?
  • How will I know that Medical Sciences at Bangor is the right choice for me?

Our Research in Medical Sciences

Our research in Medical Sciences is ranked in the top 10 for Quality (Complete University Guide 2022). Within the School of Medical Sciences our research employs state-of-the-art approaches to address basic questions in medicine and/or develop applications to overcome serious unmet clinical needs. We have an overarching aim of improving the patient pathway, either by contributing new insight to fill an important gap in medical knowledge or developing applications which directly contribute to improving health and well-being.  

We have a strong focus on cancer research (North West Cancer Research Institute) where our research teams are exploring the complex processes which result in the development, progression and therapeutic resistance of cancers. We’re also developing the basis for new therapies and patient monitoring technologies. This cutting-edge research feeds directly into our teaching and you’ll encounter elements both within your taught modules and especially during your research project in the third year making our degrees some of the most dynamic and up-to-date you can experience. 

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