Biomedical sciences lab summer school
Gain practical skills in our diverse life sciences and health sciences labs.
|Programme dates||Sunday 16 July to Saturday 5 August 2023|
We offer a £300 discount for early-bird applicants, International Partner Universities and Study Abroad student mobility partners (email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are unsure about your status).
|Credits||Upon successful completion of the programme students will receive 10 academic credits, suggested as equivalent to 5 ECTS or 3 US semester credits.|
Who it's for
Recommended by 100% of our recent cohort, this summer school is designed for undergraduate students studying medicine, pre-med, health sciences, biomedical sciences, biological sciences or aligned subjects.
What you'll learn
This summer school focuses on three main academic themes: biomedical sciences techniques, exploring the systems of the body, and clinical and scientific inquiry. This is a hands-on summer school – you'll complete supervised experiments and research in small groups in one of the UK's leading research institutions.
Over three weeks you will complete lab sessions focused on:
- DNA workshop
- Developing your communication and teamwork skills
- Learning advanced techniques in scientific presentation and tissue preparation
- Undertaking project design and problem solving
- Learning about human physiological recordings.
Note that some of these sessions include the use of animal tissue.
The summer school also includes research-based lectures from our expert faculty members and networking sessions with faculty members, postgraduate students, and technicians.
You can read the course description, aims, intended learning outcomes, and teaching and assessment information in our Unit Catalogue.
Find out more about what you will study on this summer school by reading our Biomedical Sciences Programme Outline 2022 (PDF, 119kB). Note this programme outline is from 2022; 2023 provision may vary.
If you need to view the programme outline in another format, email email@example.com.
Learn more about our Faculty of Life Sciences, where you will be based.
You must meet all of these requirements to be eligible for this summer school:
|Early-bird application ends||
Sunday 2 April 2023
|Final application deadline||
Sunday 4 June 2023
|Study level||Currently studying at undergraduate level|
|Subject requirements||Studying medicine, pre-med, health sciences, biomedical sciences, biological sciences or aligned subjects|
|Academic requirements||GPA equivalent to 60–63% on the UK scale, C on the ECTS scale, or 3.0 on a 4.0 GPA scale|
|English language requirements||
If English is not your first language, you need to meet our English language Profile E.
You can view the tests and levels we accept by visting our Profile E language requirements page and selecting the 'English Language Proficiency Tests' tab.
|Age||18 or over|
You can email or phone us if you have any questions about the course or your eligibility.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone: +44 (0)117 455 2363
Life in Bristol
We provide accommodation, meals, transfers and a programme of exciting social activities. Find out more about what your time in Bristol will be like.