Study life on all scales to find out where your interests lie, on this flexible and wide-ranging course. Biology encompasses the study of life from molecules to ecosystems. It's an exciting area of study that has a significant impact on our daily lives and is vital to solving some of the world’s biggest challenges. You'll gain a broad foundation of skills across areas such as evolution, ecology, biodiversity, genetics, cell biology and microbiology, equipping you with the knowledge for a range of careers in the biosciences and beyond. Tailor to your interests As the most flexible of our biosciences courses, from year two you'll get to choose from a wide variety of units. This gives you the option to either maintain breadth or specialise in specific areas, such as developmental biology, genomics, neuroscience, cancer biology or microbiology. To keep your options open further, you'll even have the flexibility to switch between our biology and biochemistry courses after the first year. Gain a Masters in Biology The Master of Biology (MBiol) provides you with the same core skills and knowledge as the BSc but with a greater exposure to research and advanced practical techniques. You’ll study master's-level units and carry out a major research project, giving you ideal preparation for postgraduate study or a career in research.
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GCSE requirements -GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C -GCSE English Language or Literature grade 4 or C (or equivalent from English language category C). You do not need the required grade in Mathematics if you study a higher level qualification in Mathematics or Statistics (such as an A level, AS level or a Core Mathematics qualification).
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