Our MBiol biology degree is a dynamic exploration of the fascinating processes of life. This award combines bachelor’s-level modules with advanced study leading to a master’s degree. Delivered by the School of Science and the Natural Resources Institute, this degree provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary understanding of biology, with diverse topics including cancer therapeutics, plant ecology and neuroscience. You will also carry out two research projects, developing the analytical and problem-solving skills sought by employers. The course has an international focus, enabling you to learn from global experts and undertake field trips and work placements abroad. You will emerge with the skills to address some of mankind's most challenging problems, from how to feed a growing population in a changing climate to treating Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. The MBiol provides an extensive range of career opportunities. These include industrial and medical research in government or commercial laboratories, or consultancy work in areas such as biomedical science, biotechnology or agribusiness. You could also follow this course with a research degree, such as a PhD. What you should know about this course
- Ranked #1 University in Kent for Graduate Prospects (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021)
- Students studying biology can expect to earn up to £30,000 on graduation (HESA, 2020)
- Specialise from year two onwards in a wide choice of modules - from cancer research to ecology and research an original project of your choice in the third year
- Travel abroad for a field trip, hear from speakers with international experience and benefit from expertise in global issues such as biofuels, food security and biodiversity
- This course is taught at our Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime, Kent.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, on average*, students are assessed by: Coursework- 50% Exams- 50% Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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