Biology University of Leeds

We have one of the most diverse biology teaching groups allowing you to explore this wonderfully wide ranging subject and tailor your degree to you own biological interests, with modules from specialist biology degree areas such as Genetics and Zoology available. Because you will gain a range of transferable skills, you will be highly valued by graduate employers across a broad range of careers. The course includes field work in diverse locations from Yorkshire to Africa. This course has been awarded advanced accreditation by the Society of Biology.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time with time abroad

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    4 years


How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code C100
Institution code L23
Campus name Main Site

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAA - AAB Including Biology and preferably another science or science-related subject. If Biology is the only science subject then an A grade is required. Critical Thinking and General Studies excluded.

We accept the following science subjects: biology, human biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics. Science-related subjects: computing, environmental science, geography, geology, PE, psychology, science in society, statistics, use of mathematics.

Applicants taking a Science A-level (in England) will be required to achieve a pass in the practical element in addition to the standard A-level grade requirement.

GCSE:
Typically Grade B or above at GCSE Maths and Grade C or above at GCSE English.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma Applicants with BTEC qualifications (Diploma or Extended Diploma) are required to have A2 level Biology (Maths, Chemistry and Physics may be acceptable alternatives depending on the BTEC subject). Distinctions in the BTEC subject and an A or B grade (BTEC subject dependent) for the A-level subject are required.

Applicants with BTEC Subsidiary Diploma qualifications must have at least 2 A2 levels and at least one of these must be in Biology.
Access to HE Diploma Access offers: Overall pass with 60 credits and a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3. Distinctions must be achieved in at least 30 of the Level 3 credits, which must include Biology, and Maths or Chemistry units; merits must be obtained in all the remaining graded credits.

Accept Access courses in Applied Science and Science. Will also consider (depending on subject content):

Biochemical Sciences
Biological and Environmental Science
Biological and Health Science
Biological Sciences
Biosciences
Combined Sciences
Environmental Science
Life and Biological Science
Life Science
Medical and Health Science Professions
Natural Sciences
Physical & Natural Sciences
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate – Principal subjects D3, D3, D3 - D3, D3, M2 Including Pre-U Biology plus one other science or science-related subject.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 - 34 points (With 18-16 at higher level) including 6 in higher level Biology and another science or science-related subject at higher level.
Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level AAAAAB-AAAABB including an A in higher level Biology and another science or science-related subject at higher level.
Scottish Advanced Higher AAA - AAB Advanced Higher: AAA-AAB from 3 Advanced Higher including Biology and preferably another science or science-related subject. General Studies and Critical Thinking excluded. If Biology is the only science subject then an A grade is required.

Science subjects include: Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics. Science- related subjects include: Computing, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, P.E, Psychology, Science in Society, Statistics and use of Maths.

Scottish Higher: Scottish Highers not accepted on their own.

For the most up-to-date information on entry requirements please visit www.leeds.ac.uk/courses


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For further information please see http://www.leeds.ac.uk/undergraduatefees

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