University of Chester

Bioscience University of Chester Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

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This exciting course will provide graduates with both theoretical and applied knowledge of current fields in bioscience.

During this course, there will be a particular focus on the application of knowledge and the role of bioscience in modern society. Our course will consider the interaction of biological systems on multiple levels – from molecular biology to whole organism biology within the context of global ecosystems. It will allow graduates to develop the skills to apply concepts in bioscience to solving practical problems. Theoretical knowledge will be reinforced and supplemented with a strong applied and practical focus.

Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Taught modules are assessed via a range of coursework assignments and exams. For most modules, the proportion is 60% coursework and 40% exam. The final year project includes a poster presentation.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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

Course code C120
Institution code C55
Campus name University Centre Shrewsbury
Campus code S

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

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BCC - BBC The Department requires one of the following subjects as essential for entry: GCE A Level: Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Applied Science
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM BTEC Extended Diploma (Applied Science or Animal Management): DMM
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE (Science) Diploma, to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit
Scottish Higher BBBB including Biology
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points including 5 in HL Biology
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3 including Biology

A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.

Provider information

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University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ


Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions

01244 511000

Fax: 01244 511300