Explore molecular, cellular and population genetics, alongside their evolutionary and biotechnological implications. You’ll develop practical laboratory, fieldwork and research skills on our genetics course. Genetics explains the molecular and chromosomal basis of physical characteristics, heredity and the role of genetic variation in evolution. And now, DNA technology and computing power is making genetics the most rapidly growing area of biology. On our BSc (Hons) Genetics course, you’ll gain a solid understanding of the theory underpinning the subject, alongside the practical techniques that enable it to be studied. Our degree will give you hands-on experience of using the latest industry-standard equipment and software. You’ll learn about molecular, cellular and population genetics. And you’ll critically analyse the evolutionary outcomes and implications of these processes. Our degree provides you with many opportunities to complete practical fieldwork and independent laboratory research. All of this will boost your future job prospects.
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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
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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
If 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 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].
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