Biology University of Hull

Studying at Hull means you will benefit from research-informed teaching and excellent facilities in the department, and you have the opportunity, especially in your final year, to participate in original research-based projects. Our state-of-the-art, industry-standard facilities include the new biomedical research facility within the new Allam Building, the 33,000 litre tropical aquaria, and new environmental genomics laboratories. The emphasis of this programme is on the acquisition of knowledge of biology and key skills in practical laboratory and field studies, plus IT and communication skills. See our website for more information.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    The University of Hull

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 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 H72
Campus name The University of Hull

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 112 points Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from
A levels
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
Irish Leaving Certificate
Scottish Highers
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications
A level C Biology including a pass in the practical element
(Applied Science may be considered)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma BTEC in Applied Science/Animal Management
Access to HE Diploma M: 18 credits Science based Diploma, including 18 credits at Merit in Biology modules
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points Including 5 in Higher Level Biology

Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit the www.hull.ac.uk
Institution's Own Test University of Hull English Language Programme 60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £16,000 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

Year 0 and Foundation year fees are set at £6165 for Home and EU Students, and £10,670 for International Students