Natural Sciences at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

An interdisciplinary approach to the scientific challenges that face society could prepare you to work in several sectors. From addressing issues of sustainability to developing new technologies, medicines and disease treatments, a Natural Sciences BSc(Hons) degree offers you the opportunity to deepen your understanding of what interests you the most. You’ll be able to study your chosen area of science at the depth of a single honours degree. On this flexible course, you’ll gain a firm foundational knowledge in Natural Sciences subjects, such as chemistry, biology, chemical engineering, environmental science, and maths. In addition to learning theory, you’ll gain practical, hands-on experience in the labs in our new £18.2 million facilities. There are many fascinating option modules to study on this course, too. Why Study Natural Sciences BSc at University of Huddersfield? Benefit from the chance to gain real-world experience in this course by participating in an optional supervised work placement in your area of interest, available after your second year in the course. This placement year allows you to put your knowledge and skills to the test at sites in the UK or abroad. You’ll be learning from the best in this course, as the University of Huddersfield has been rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023. Not only that, but our teaching staff rank in the top three in England for the proportion who hold doctorates (HESA 2022).  This ensures we keep our course challenging, exciting and thought-provoking, and helps to prepare you for a variety of careers in academic, industrial or commercial settings. Global Professional Award At Huddersfield, you’ll study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree† so that you can gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year 1 modules include: • Research Skills You’ll then select from a range of option modules. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

This course aims to develop your technical and scientific competence along with your deductive, analytical and communication skills. Natural Sciences BSc has a modular structure that allows you to follow your own interests. In the final year, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake an extended research project in the laboratory with expert supervision. You’ll be taught through a series of lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, practicals, fieldwork and laboratory work. Assessment will include project work, assignments, presentations, practicals, and examinations. The final-year research project contributes to your degree classification. Your module specification/course handbook provides full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you do not have the appropriate qualifications for direct entry to this degree you may be able to apply to our Science Extended Degree (BCF0) - Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our International Entry Requirements pages.

Student Outcomes

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Go onto work and study

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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
EU £17600* Year 1
International £17600* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

This information sets out the tuition fee charges for full-time undergraduate students for the academic year 2024/25. This webpage will be updated with 2025/26 tuition fees as information becomes available. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Natural Sciences at University of Huddersfield - UCAS