Biology and Geography at Keele University - UCAS

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Course summary

Explore the Earth's dynamic patterns and systems to help predict and protect its future whilst considering issues such as the complexity of biological processes and human impact on our environments. From climate change to sustainability, you'll tackle real-world problems with research-active academics to gain the required skills to enter a wide variety of careers. Why choose this course?

  • 5th for student satisfaction in England for Biology (National Student Survey, 2021)
  • Professional accreditation pathway in Biology is available
  • Top 10 in England for student satisfaction for Geography (National Student Survey, 2021)
  • Our 600-acre campus offers a fantastic environment to learn fieldwork skills and complete research projects
  • Enhance your employability by spending a year studying abroad or gaining experience in industry
Our combined honours Biology and Geography BSc will provide you with a breadth of knowledge and diverse skills across two exciting scientific subject areas. From assessing the effect of medication on the human body and exploring methods to prevent species extinction, to addressing issues such as climate change and natural hazards, you'll consider today's global challenges through both a biological and geographical lens. The biology component of this programme covers a range of fundamentals, as well as topics including animal biology, physiology and anatomy, ecology and plant biology, and animal behaviour and microbes, viruses and parasites. You will explore the adaptability of life to differing environments and the biology of pathogens, and will learn how to design an experiment and analyse data. You can also begin to tailor your degree to your own interests and career aspirations with a range of optional modules. As a geographer, you'll understand the complexity of the natural world, monitor how it changes and use this information to address complex issues such as biodiversity loss, water resource management and pollution. You to learn about the impact of climate change on society and the systems and processes that shape our Earth and its landscapes. From glacial and coastal environments to the lakes and ecosystems upon which we rely, you will explore how we can manage and protect natural resources including water, energy and soils. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


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From Friday 5 July: 10.00 am - 4.00 pm (weekdays only) Thursday 15 August: 8.00 am - 8.00 pm Friday 16 August: 8.30 am - 6.00 pm Saturday 17 August: 10.00 am - 3.00 pm Sunday 18 August: 10.00 am - 1.00 pm From Monday 19 August: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm ( weekdays only)

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Biology and Geography at Keele University - UCAS