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DC173
Physics with Biomedical Sciences

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In this course students learn to apply physics to drive progress in medicine and healthcare.

The course provides a solid background in physics and the principles which underpin the chemical, biological and life sciences and includes understandings of recent developments in areas such as nanosystem design or ultrafast molecular switching. 

Years one and two study basic foundations of physics and the fundamentals of chemistry, cell biology and physiology.

Years three and four offer more advanced courses in Quantum Mechanics, Laser Physics, Biomechanics and Medical Imaging and an opportunity to work on a research project.

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Essential Module Requirements:
Distinctions in 5 modules including 4 from the following modules:


C20011 - Chemistry
or 5N2747 - Chemistry

C20006 - Biology
or 5N2746 - Biology

C20048 - Physics
or 5N1460 - Physics

C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics

C20033 - Laboratory Techniques
or 5N2751 - Laboratory Skills
and a pass in C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics

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The course invlves extensive Laboratory work and an extended work placement (INTRA) in year three in a hospital or medical environment .

Graduates enter careers in Biomedical Instrumentation, Medical Imaging, Lasers, Medical Optical Systems, Clinical and Diagnostic Work and the field of Biomedical Biotechnology and Healthcare.



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