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Interested in a career in medical research? It’s not too late to apply for this September!
Students who missed the university application deadline can now apply through Clearing, and there are still spaces on the University of Bolton’s medical biology courses. Use our dedicated Clearing website to find a degree and kick-start your career in this amazing field.
We rank No.1 (and 4th in the UK) for Student Satisfaction in Biological Sciences*, so there’s nowhere better to study and it’s not too late to join us.
Medical research is vital for maintaining the health of the human race and can bring a multitude of benefits to modern society. Here are just some of the reasons why it’s so important, and why the world needs more research whizzes just like you.
One of the biggest benefits of biomedical and medical research is being able to improve disease diagnosis, something that significantly impacts decision-making within healthcare.
Improving diagnosis in healthcare ensures that there are answers for patients experiencing health problems, and it also informs doctors and healthcare practitioners on subsequent treatment plans to follow.
Early diagnosis can be the difference between life and death, and can positively impact patient outcomes. Researchers play a huge role in this as they can support areas such as diagnostic testing and provide important data that can make diagnosis accurate and timely.
As well as speeding up the diagnosis process, researchers in medical biology can help support healthcare providers prevent diseases from developing more seriously. This is done by improving diagnosis tools and methods, and also improving knowledge of treatments.
Furthermore, effective research can inform doctors in helping their patients understand the causes and triggers of illness, preventing recurrence further down the line. For instance, if a disease is exacerbated by certain lifestyle factors (such as diet), your research work could provide essential education in prevention methods.
Medical researchers are needed to ensure that treatments such as new medications are safe and effective. Drug-based research projects inform the healthcare industry of each drug’s efficacy in curing, treating or alleviating symptoms.
This kind of research work also provides transparency when it comes to potential side effects, which is important in making sure doctors and their patients are able to make informed decisions based on a variety of factors that affect them.
By making diagnosis more accurate, improving medications, and making sure healthcare practitioners have the information they need to create effective treatment plans, it’s possible to increase patient survival.
Not only that, but working in this field gives you an opportunity to make a huge difference to people’s lives. By improving medications and preventing diseases from developing further, you can improve quality life for all.
There are some illnesses that are life-long and irreversible. But treatment can ensure that patients have a way to manage their symptoms, helping them to lead as normal a life as possible, despite their health issues.
Ready to kick-start you career in medical research? At the University of Bolton, we pride ourselves in delivering #UniAsItShouldBe. This means putting students, and their needs first, and providing a friendly and supportive learning environment so you can reach your potential.
That’s why we’ve been a Top 6 UK University for Teaching Quality in The Times Good University Guide** for three years running!
To find out more about applying through Clearing 2021, head over to the University of Bolton’s Clearing website.
Or if you have further questions, call our dedicated Clearing number +44 (0)1204 896936 and talk to a member of our team.
*Complete University Guide in 2022- North West Region
**The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, 2020 and 2019
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