Edge Hill University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Genetics is the most rapidly developing area of biology and this exciting degree enables you to explore the latest developments in the subject, while gaining a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of the discipline. You will acquire a solid theoretical understanding, gain knowledge of recent advances and expertise using relevant technology. Appealing to those with a passion for the subject, the programme embraces molecular, cellular and population genetics, alongside the evolutionary implications of these areas. In addition, you will hone your biological research skills and undertake extensive practical work to prepare for your future career.
Please visit our website for information on available modules.
Assessment is through a mixture of coursework and examinations tailored to suit the knowledge and skills required for each module. A wide range of coursework is employed which may include practical portfolios, project reports, individual and group presentations. Examinations include seen papers and open book assessments.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Ormskirk (Main Campus)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international
|UCAS Tariff||112 - 120 points||Preferably to include Biology or a related subject, such as Chemistry, Mathematics or Psychology. Other subjects will be considered if you have demonstrable interest or experience in genetics. GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) is also required.|
|A level||BBC - BBB||Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 24 credits M: 21 credits P: 0 credits||Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3||A minimum of five subjects at Grade H1-H3 will be required.|
As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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