Edinburgh Napier University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biological Science

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Course summary

Develop your knowledge and research skills in a variety of biological sciences and specialise in areas which interest you the most. Our course provides you with a broad understanding of biological sciences including biomedical sciences, microbiology, animal and marine biology and immunology. The Biological Sciences degree allows tailored learning to your individual interests. There will therefore be some aspects that are similar to the other degree structures, but allowing flexibility. You'll benefit from studying in Edinburgh and the surrounding countryside which is rich in biodiversity, and visit local sites of outstanding natural beauty and special scientific interest. You’ll develop biological skills relevant to your chosen area, such as good laboratory practice, competence in microbiological techniques and field surveying. This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. Please visit our website for full course and module details.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C121
Institution code:
E59
Campus name:
Sighthill
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements HNC - Pass in a related subject** with Grade B in the graded unit. **Biomedical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Applied Science, Applied Animal Biology, Wildlife and Conservation Management SQA Advanced Higher - BBC to include Biology A Level - BBB to include Biology Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements HND - Pass in a related subject*** with Grade BB at SCQF Level 8 in the graded units. ***Biomedical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Applied Science, Applied Animal Biology, Wildlife and Conservation Management.

Minimum Qualification Requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
59%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
88%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £16425 Year 1
International £16425 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website - https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate
Biological Science at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS