University of Suffolk

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biological Sciences

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences (formally known as Bioscience) degree at the University of Suffolk is now accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, the leading professional body for the biological sciences in the United Kingdom. This programme has been accredited by the Royal Society of Biology following an independent and rigorous assessment. Accredited degree programmes contain a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills, and prepare graduates to address the needs of employers. The course aims for students to develop an understanding of the complexity and diversity of life processes through the study of a range of modules including molecular biotechnology, immunology, cell biology and biochemistry, and developmental biology. It explores cutting edge developments including stem cell research and regenerative medicine. This degree examines the complexity and diversity of life processes through the study of a range of modules including molecular biology, immunology, cell biology and genetics. It explores cutting edge developments including stem cell research, regenerative medicine and cell based therapeutics. The course is delivered at the Ipswich Campus, taking advantage of the teaching rooms and learning resource centre of the waterfront buildings which include the James Hehir building. The James Hehir Building is home to specialist teaching and research facilities including stem cell research laboratories, clinical skills laboratories, physiology and sports science laboratories, and an iLab, as well as general teaching laboratories and study space. Our graduates will be well placed to secure jobs as researchers working in universities, pharmaceutical and bioscience companies and institutes. Some graduates may progress into laboratory-based careers in clinical or technical roles which do not involve research. It is also an excellent foundation for further study in the fields of teaching and the professions allied to medicine. Additionally, the course prepares students for higher level study such as PGCE (e.g. science teacher training), Masters degree or PhD

Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Royal Society of Biology

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C760
Institution code:
S82
Campus name:
University of Suffolk
Campus code:
I

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
90%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £13725 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £13725 Year 1
International £13725 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Biological Sciences at University of Suffolk - UCAS