University of Bristol

This course offers intercalating students the opportunity to study the underlying scientific basis of disease and how this can transform clinical practice.

You will learn how research discoveries at the bench can turn into bedside practice in a broad range of systems including musculoskeletal disease, metabolic disorders, renal medicine, cardiology, respiratory medicine and neuroscience.

Our students learn in small groups in lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops, which are situated in excellent teaching and research facilities such as the Dorothy Hodgkin Building and Southmead Hospital’s Learning and Research Building.

You will study the following units:

  • Introduction to Research in Health Sciences
  • Laboratory Research Methods
  • Clinical Research Methods in Chronic Disease
  • Molecular Basis of Disease
  • Diseases of the Nervous System
  • Research Dissertation

Your dissertation is a chance to embark on an area of basic or clinical research in greater depth supported by expert supervision and based in the world-class laboratories of the University of Bristol and hospitals across the city of Bristol.

Entry requirements

You can study a BSc after two or more years of study on your professional programme. Please refer to the admissions statement on our intercalation website for full guidance on how your application will be assessed.

Closing date

The closing date for applications will be advised on the University of Bristol Intercalated degrees website.