United Kingdom, Bristol

Biomedical Sciences Lab Summer School

when 21 July 2019 - 10 August 2019
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee GBP 2995

This three-week programme, open to undergraduate students interested in a career in biomedical science research, medicine or related healthcare professions, will help participants gain hands-on practical lab skills, explore Bristol, and find out what it’s like to study and live in the UK.

Course leader

University of Bristol's Life Sciences Faculty

Target group

Undergraduate students

Course aim

Our three-week summer school will help you launch your career in biomedical sciences and equip you with skills transferable to global laboratories and research centres.

Enjoy small-group teaching over our diverse range of lab sessions which may include:

Biochemistry
DNA Workshop
Histology
Microbiology
Neuroscience
Physiology
Pharmacology
please note that some of these sessions involve the use of animal tissue

Develop your transferable skills, including:
Communication skills
Group work
Human Physiological Recordings
Problem solving
Project design
Scientific presentation
Tissue Preparation
Supplementary sessions help you explore future career and postgraduate options:

Meet current post-graduate students and learn about their research
Enjoy sessions hosted by our careers and international offices
Listen to talks by faculty about future postgraduate options
Enjoy networking sessions with faculty, postgraduate students and technicians

Credits info

5 EC
10 UoB credits - suggested equivalency is 3 US semester credits.

Please note that the course is going through the accreditation process in time for summer 2019.

Fee info

GBP 2995: The programme fee includes:
All tuition and course materials.
Catered single-room accommodation, with breakfast and evening meals throughout the programme.
Supportive student mentors on call 24-7 and available to help with your questions and activities.
An exciting social programme, including weekend trips.
Several meals at restaurants across Bristol and as part of your weekend trips.
Transfers within Bristol from the coach or train station to residence.