Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary
- Train in state-of-the-art laboratories and our award-winning tissue cultures suite
- Work with biology experts to complete your own cutting-edge research
- Gain the coding skills you need to approach biological data
- Design real-world solutions such as sustainable manufacturing processes and ecological recovery
- Take an optional placement year and gain invaluable practical experience within an industrial environment
- In-person seminars, lectures and workshops
- Independent study, supported by tutorials and your academic adviser
- Practical laboratory experiences with industry-standard equipment
- Research opportunities
- Field work
- Real-life projects
- Simulated environments
- Networking opportunities
- Access to our unique student support triangle to help with your personal, academic and career development.
- Access to our Skills Centre with one to ones, webinars and online resources to help you to plan and structure your assignments.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Compulsory modules Demonstrating Professional Skills For Scientists Evolution And Environmental Biology Fundamentals Of Life Sciences Introducing Professional Skills For Scientists Year 2 Compulsory modules Applying Professional Skills For Scientists Developing Professional Skills For Scientists Ecology, Advanced Evolution And Animal Behaviour Molecular And Cellular Biochemistry Year 3 Compulsory modules Placement Year For Biosciences And Chemistry Final year Compulsory modules Advanced Professional Skills For Scientists Plant And Environmental Biotechnology Research Project Elective modules Advanced Genetics Applications Of Data Science Applied Biochemistry Human Nutrition And Health Neurobiology And Neurophysiology Pharmacology
Coursework Exams Practical
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Royal Society of Biology
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
We strongly recommend that you tell us about any long-term health conditions or disabilities you may have. This is so we can assess whether we can deliver the course in such a way that you can meet the course requirements and take part without disadvantage. You can contact our University student support staff on 0114 225 3964 (voice and Minicom) and explore any issues you may have.
English language requirements
|IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
Please click the following link to find out more about English language requirements for this course
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.