University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Human Biology

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Course summary

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Overview We are living through an age of unprecedented scientific discovery, with the mapping of the human genome and the potential of stem cell research revolutionising our understanding of how our bodies work. On our Human Biology masters, we have adopted a practical approach to learning, with brand new laboratories equipped with the latest technologies, so you can get hands-on with the topics that interest you the most. During the fourth (masters) year you will undertake a very research oriented programme which will take full advantage of the academic and commercial research expertise in Human Biology within the department. department. Key Features

  • Study for a four year Integrated Masters degree in Human Biology in a friendly and supportive environment with a strong emphasis on practical work
  • Staff are active in biomedical research, leading to informed and up-to-date teaching.
  • Gain extensive practical experience by working with our experts in new and refurbished laboratories using a range of specialist equipment
  • Obtain a valuable postgraduate qualification and enhance your chances when applying for scientific jobs or a PhD degree
  • The option to exit after three years and be awarded a BSc (Hons) in Human Biology
Learn more about the course at our Open Days Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester. Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
CC11
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Human Biology at University of Worcester - UCAS