Biology Canterbury Christ Church University
Canterbury Christ Church University

Biology-based enterprises often operate in a tightly regulated environment and require well trained, knowledgeable professionals with a knowledge of animal welfare, health and behaviour, or plant health and physiology. This is your chance to gain a strong foundation in the skills and knowledge you will need to forge a career in this fascinating area.

You will have the opportunity to interact with a range of employers in the field, including: The Life Sciences Industry Liaison Lab, Howletts and Port Lympne Zoos, Wildwood and Wingham Wildlife Park, Thanet Earth, and FAST Brogdale.

You will explore areas including:
•animal anatomy and physiology
•plant physiology and development

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


For a list of core and likely optional modules, please visit our website.

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 C100
Institution code C10
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 88 - 112 points For entry at level 4 onto the 3 year full-time programme (6 year part-time) candidates usually require between 88-112 UCAS tariff points. Of which 32 UCAS tariff points or equivalent (e.g. GCE A level grade C or BTEC Subsidiary Diploma grade Merit) are in a science subject for example Biology, Chemistry.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,000 * Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

EU Nationals: For new entrants in 2018/19, the Government has yet to announce the rules that will apply to EU nationals around eligibility to receive loans and/or grants from the Student Loans Company (SLC). The University will therefore also update this statement with information about any changes that may affect EU nationals’ eligibility to apply for tuition fee loans through the SLC as soon as we have further information. Year on Year undergraduate tuition fee increases for 2018/19 new entrants and continuing students who started in 2017/18: The University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time undergraduate tuition fees mid-course in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament beyond the Teaching Excellence Framework 2 (TEF2). The University will publish information about the level of inflationary increase anticipated (in percentage terms) change on its website. International Tuition Fees: Undergraduate fees for International students are not subject to the Government’s regulations on maximum tuition fees. The University’s 2018/19 tuition fees for International students, and any mid-course increases, have not yet been confirmed but will be published on each course webpage. Tuition Fee Scholarship discounts are available to eligible International (Overseas) students. Visit the scholarship page for further information.