University of Liverpool has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This three-year programme will provide you with a wide knowledge of biological and animal sciences, practical techniques and transferable skills for careers allied to veterinary science, scientific research, conservation, animal welfare and the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. This programme is available with a Year in China. The Year in China allows undergraduate students the opportunity to spend one year at our joint venture, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), following XJTLU's BA China Studies degree classes. XJTLU is a fully English-speaking university, located in Suzhou. If you wish to study this programme with a Year in China please put the option code YC in the Further Choices section of your UCAS application form.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB||Biology and another science subject, preferably Chemistry. Acceptable science subjects also include Mathematics, Physics, Applied Science, Geography, Geology, and Psychology. For science A levels that include the separately graded practical endorsement, a Pass is required.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*DD||D*DD in Applied Science with a selection of preferred units in Biology and Chemistry, to include at least Merits in Units 1 and 5 (Principles and Applications of Science I and II). For previous BTEC (QCF) qualification: D*DD in Applied Science with a selection of preferred units in Biology and Chemistry, with at least 120 Level 3 credits at Distinction. Please note alternative BTEC subjects are not acceptable for this programme.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits M: 15 credits||45 Level 3 credits in graded units in a relevant Diploma, including 30 at Distinction and a further 15 with at least Merit. 15 Distinctions are required in each of Biology and Chemistry. GCSE Mathematics and English grade C/4 also required.|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||ABB||To include Biology and another science subject, preferably Chemistry.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||33 points||33 points overall with 6 in Higher Level Biology and 5 in another Higher Level science subject, plus 5 in Standard Level Mathematics or Maths Studies.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||B||Accepted at grade B as equivalent to a third non-science A level at grade B|
|Extended Project||A||Applicants who offer the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and meet our offer criteria will be made the standard offer, plus an alternative offer. This will be at one A Level grade lower plus a grade A in the EPQ, for example the offer would be ABB or BBB plus A in the EPQ, including Biology and another science, preferably Chemistry.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H2, H2, H2, H3, H3||H1, H2, H2, H2, H3, H3 including Biology and another science subject, preferably Chemistry, at H2 or above.|
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course