Edge Hill University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biology

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Course summary

Exploring the very mysteries of life is the essence of biology. It is at the vanguard of research into global issues such as disease, cloning, feeding growing populations, assessing health risks from foods, and humanity’s impact on our planet. You will study the full range of life, from tiny molecules to entire ecosystems, and gain an appreciation of the issues biological advances present to society. You will also develop your understanding of the scope and limitations of biological knowledge and techniques on a degree that is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology and includes detailed fieldwork in a rich diversity of habitats. The combination of technical, analytical and communication skills makes our graduates extremely employable.

Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Modules are assessed by a mixture of coursework and examinations tailored to suit the subject area of each module. An extremely wide range of coursework is employed which may include practical portfolios, specimen collections, project reports, field notebooks, website development plus individual and group oral presentations. Examinations include seen papers and open book approaches.

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:
C100
Institution code:
E42
Campus name:
Ormskirk (Main Campus)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/study/apply/entry-requirements/


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are subject to Government approval. Visit edgehill.ac.uk/moneymatters for more information.
Biology at Edge Hill University - UCAS