London South Bank University

Bioscience London South Bank University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Silver

London South Bank University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This course gives students the opportunity to study a combination of biological sciences, including biochemistry; human biology; microbiology; and environmental science.

Course details


Year 1: Scientific skills - double credit; (Bio) molecules - double credit; Physiology and nutrition - double credit; Biological principles - double credit. Year 2: Research methods - double credit; Analytical techniques - double credit ; Options from specialist path; Options: Human evolution, physiology and behaviour - double credit; Nutrition, health and disease - double credit; Metabolism and molecular biology - double credit; Biological identification and analysis - double credit. Year 3: Project; Case study; Science and society; Options from specialist path; Options Environmental systems - double credit; Sustainable systems - double credit; Current and future developments in biotechnology - double credit; Biology of disease - double credit; Advanced molecular biology - single credit; Genes, genomes and beyond - single credit; Nutrition and complementary medicine - single credit.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

International applicants

English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 6.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 5.5) or TOEFL IBT 80 ( the minimum score required in each skills areas are: Reading 18, Listening 17, Writing 17, Speaking 20) or Pearson Test of English Academic 52 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 51)

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 88 - 96 points
A level CDD Must include 2 Science subjects
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM In a relevant Science subject
Access to HE Diploma D: 0 credits
M: 39 credits
P: 6 credits
Must include 12 credits in a Science related Access (Level 3)

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

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Provider information

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London South Bank University
103 Borough Road

Course contact details

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Course Enquiry Office

0800 923 8888

Fax: 020 7815 8273

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020 7815 6189