University of Warwick

Degree level: Undergraduate

Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development

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Course summary

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Why Warwick? The University of Warwick is a world-leading university, born out of boldness, imagination and collaboration. We’ve built a strong reputation for upholding the highest academic and research standards. Today, more than 27,000 students thrive in a supportive, welcoming space where everything you need to study, live and have fun is close to hand. Explore what Warwick has to offer, and you’ll develop a skillset that sets you apart, and sets you up to succeed. What that success looks like is up to you. The course What challenges does the natural world face in the wake of unprecedented human impact upon the environment? How might new research and innovations in Life Sciences work to secure the future of sustainable societies by countering infectious disease and biodiversity loss? By choosing to pursue a degree in Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development (GSD), you will be encountering these questions on a daily basis. You will gain valuable lab and analytical experience whilst studying with Life Sciences, and will apply that knowledge to our current understandings of climate change, social justice, and food security. At the end of your first year, you’ll choose either a Biological Sciences or Ecology route, allowing you to study modules tailored to your interests and career aspirations. Our students are aspiring global citizens with social consciences. They are flexible, adaptable and broad-minded. By studying GSD, you’ll take a transdisciplinary approach and confront issues from a diverse array of perspectives. You’ll need to be ready to think creatively and embrace new opinions from your peers from across the world. We’ll challenge you to become an active participant in your own learning and help you to develop professional skills through certificates you’ll complete as part of the course. You’ll also have the opportunity to spend part of your second year studying abroad at our partner institution, Monash University, home to the world-leading Monash Sustainable Development Institute. Alternatively, you may choose to apply for an intercalated year abroad or a work placement (subject to you meeting departmental academic requirements). Students are automatically enrolled on the three-year course, however you have the option to change to a four-year course with an intercalated year in the third year.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C1L8
Institution code:
W20
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
49%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
78%
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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Home fees are provisional pending government confirmation of fee levels for 2021/22. Islands fees are set at the level of Home fees so are also provisional pending government confirmation of fee levels for 2021/22. There have been no decisions on EU fee status for those commencing study in 2021/22, following the UK's full withdrawal from the EU. International fees vary depending on course. Please refer to https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/finance/fees/overseasfees/ and search for your course. Students commencing with Warwick Business School on a Foundation Year or undertaking a Graduate Entry Medicine degree (MB ChB) should refer to https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/finance/fees/ for confirmation of their fees. Please refer to the following link for the latest information on tuition fees (https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/finance/fees/).
Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development at University of Warwick - UCAS