Biology at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

Gain experience in cellular, molecular, genetic and whole organism biology. And understand its impact on commercial and research settings. See how modern biology shapes and challenges society, and carry out fieldwork in rich locations on our biology degree. Exploring the very mysteries of life is the essence of biology. It’s at the forefront of research into global issues such as disease, cloning, food and climate change. By studying everything from molecules to ecosystems, you’ll appreciate the challenges biological advances present to society. You’ll gain an understanding of the scope of biological knowledge on a degree that’s accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. It includes extensive lab work, and fieldwork in a rich diversity of habitats. Our biology course covers a diverse range of topics in the study of living organisms. You’ll discover where your interests lie early on, and have opportunities to specialise. A course highlight is the chance to go on field trips abroad, travelling to locations rich with flora and fauna. Throughout the programme you’ll receive training in biological sciences from staff who are specialists in their disciplines.


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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 and website development, plus individual and group oral presentations.

Professional bodies

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

  • Royal Society of Biology

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If 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 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 or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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Student Outcomes

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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Biology at Edge Hill University - UCAS