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Welcome!

Our subject area page enables you to hear from subject academics, see our facilities and find out more about what our courses offer. It gives you everything you could expect during a visit to BCU.

Let third year Criminology student Shelby, welcome you to our Open Day. She'll tell you all about why she chose to study at BCU as well as giving you an insight into everything she has achieved here.

Life Sciences

We offer Life Sciences degrees in Food and Nutrition, Biomedical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering. Our research-informed courses offer extensive practical laboratory experience in a purpose-built environment. You will learn from staff with expertise including Physiology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Genetics, Biomechanics and Bioinformatics.

Meet Helen

Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

Hear from Helen Clarke. She’ll give you an insight into what studying Life Sciences at BCU is like. Helen will explain everything from the subjects on offer to what and how you’ll be taught, the placement opportunities we have for you and the exciting careers you can go onto with a degree from BCU.

What you'll see at a City South Open Day

Follow our student Josi as she explores an Open Day at our City South campus.

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See our facilities

Seacole Building, City South Campus

Get your first impression of our Seacole building and experience the fantastic facilities it has to offer. We’ve invested £71 million in our facilities and are proud to show you around.

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Five reasons to consider studying food and nutrition

Interested in our Food and Nutrition degree, but want to know more about it? Here are our five key facts about the course.

Five reasons to study food and nutrition

Talk to us on Facebook

Join our community on Facebook! Our official BCU group for the Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences is the ideal place to meet people on your course and get excited to come and study with us.

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Help Desk

We're always more than happy to help out when you get in touch. Contact us via Facebook Messenger to get your queries answered.

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Finance next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your student finance sorted.

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Accommodation next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your accommodation sorted.

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Preparing to call the hotline

Nervous about calling the Clearing hotline? Our guide will help get you prepared, so you have all the important info ready for you to secure your place.

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Return to Clearing Open Day

Head back to the main Open Day pages, so you can continue to explore BCU, Birmingham, and all we have to offer!

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