Oxford Brookes University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biological Sciences (Genetics and Genomics)

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Course summary

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Genetics and genomics is developing so rapidly that the printing of organs could make organ donation obsolete. Our Biological Sciences (Genetics and Genomics) degree blends molecular, genetic, genomic and broader biological studies. You will have the flexibility to tailor the course to suit you. You can choose modules within the course to focus on animals, humans or cells. On this course you will: -work with data from molecular lab techniques -handle and analyse genomes -develop the skills bioscientists need for this new era of genomics and big data. We have a reputation for outstanding research work. The Oxford area is an important centre for the bioscience industry. We have world class research centres like the Nuffield and Churchill hospitals on our doorstep. So you can improve your employability with active engagement in the local bioscience sector. And we are home to the Oxford Brookes Student Bioinnovation Hub, an initiative to enhance engagement with the Life Sciences industry.

Course details

Assessment method

Assessment methods include essays, reviews, laboratory/field notebooks, scientific reports, posters, professional reports, grant applications and oral presentations. All these activities develop Digital and Information literacy. Reflective learning is encouraged through use of self, peer and staff formative feedback on assignments, group work and project work, and reflective diaries (developing Critical self-awareness and personal literacy).


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0, to include 6.0 in reading and writing, 5.5 in listening and speaking

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)IELTS 6.0 overall. Reading 6.0. Writing 6.0. Listening 5.5. Speaking 5.5.

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
62%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
87%
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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
EU £15200 Year 1
International £15200 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Oxford Brookes University intends to continue to set fees at the maximum level permitted for new and returning Home/EU students. The current tuition fee for the placement year is £1500. This fee may also be subject to revision for later years of study.

Sponsorship information

At Oxford Brookes, we have always warmly welcomed students from the EU. We deeply value the enormous contributions they make, and we will continue to do all we can to welcome EU students long into the future. We are therefore delighted to announce that we will be offering scholarships of £4,000 to all EU students who wish to join our degree programmes in the academic year 2021/22. If you meet the criteria, this scholarship will be applied automatically as a discount to your tuition fees across all years of study. For full details including eligibility criteria, please see our website at https://www.brookes.ac.uk/studying-at-brookes/finance/undergraduate-finance---eu-students/2021-22/financial-help-for-undergraduate-eu-students/

Biological Sciences (Genetics and Genomics) at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS