Biology is a discipline with a broad range of applications affecting many areas of human activity and living organisms. You will study life at all levels, from molecules and organelles to organisms and ecosystems. You will gain the technical, analytical and practical skills needed to investigate biological phenomena in microorganisms, plants, human beings and other animals. Your study of biological sciences will examine the physiology of the human body, and how it is affected by disease and drug. You will study the structure, biochemistry, and mechanics of the cell, evolutionary processes and genetics, both in mammals and micro-organisms. All of this will be accomplished in your first year! The Biological Sciences programme offers you flexibility and a broad range of options for study. The first year provides a solid foundation in all aspects of biological theory and practice, from molecules to whole organisms. This approach will enable you to determine your future studies with conviction. At the end of your degree you will be eligible for graduate membership of the Institute of Biology.
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
- Year 2
- Year 3
English language requirements
|IELTS of 6.0 with 5.5 in each band is required for those for whom English is not their first language.
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Fees and funding