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Course summary

Our Biological Sciences degree provides you with the flexibility to tailor the course to suit you. You can choose from an extensive range of modules or opt to move to one of our specialist degrees: -Biological Sciences (Genetics and Genomics) -Biological Sciences (Human Biosciences) -Biological Sciences (Zoology) In year 1 you’ll study a diverse range of topics. In years 2 and 3 you can continue with a broad approach or choose a range of modules to become a specialist. In your final year you can join a research group as part of a research project. Through extensive practical experience you’ll gain the skills employers look for, including: -laboratory techniques -data handling -computing -report writing -oral presentations -teamwork. The Oxford area is an important centre for the bioscience industry. We are surrounded by world class research centres like the Nuffield and Churchill hospitals. You can access the UK's largest science collection at the Radcliffe Science Library.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

International applicants

At Oxford Brookes we are delighted to welcome international students from across the world. We have information on how to apply to Oxford Brookes as an international applicant on our website.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)IELTS 6.0 overall. Reading 6.0. Writing 6.0. Listening 5.5. Speaking 5.5.

Further information on our English language requirements can be found on our website.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £16100 Year 1
International £16100 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students. Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level. You can spend your third year on a work placement. During your placement there is a fee which is paid to the university. It covers the cost of your placement tutor, and the support we provide whilst looking for a placement position and during your placement role.
Biological Sciences at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS