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Biological and Medical Sciences (deferred final choice options) University of Liverpool Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

University of Liverpool has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Find out more about the TEF.

This programme provides a broad-based education in life sciences related to medicine, and offers great flexibility of module choice so that you can follow your own particular interests. This programme is particularly suitable if you are intending to apply for graduate entry into medical or dental schools, but it also prepares you for a wide range of other careers including scientific research and the pharmaceutical industry.

This programme is available with a Year in China. The Year in China allows undergraduate students the opportunity to spend one year at our joint venture, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), following XJTLU's BA China Studies degree classes. XJTLU is a fully English-speaking university, located in Suzhou. If you wish to study this programme with a Year in China please put the option code YC in the Further Choices section of your UCAS application form.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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 C130
Institution code L41
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

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 ABB Including Biology and Chemistry.

For science A levels that include the separately graded practical endorsement, a Pass is required.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*DD D*DD in Applied Science with a selection of preferred units in Biology and Chemistry, to include at least Merits in Units 1 and 5 (Principles and Applications of Science I and II).

For previous BTEC (QCF) qualification:

D*DD in Applied Science with a selection of preferred units in Biology and Chemistry, with at least 120 Level 3 credits at Distinction.

Please note alternative BTEC subjects are not acceptable for this programme.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
45 Level 3 credits in graded units in a relevant Diploma, including 30 at Distinction and a further 15 with at least Merit.

15 Distinctions are required in each of Biology and Chemistry.

GCSE Mathematics and English grade C/4 also required.
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Extended Project A Applicants who offer the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and meet our offer criteria will be made the standard offer, plus an alternative offer. This will be at one A Level grade lower plus a grade A in the EPQ, for example the offer would be ABB or BBB plus A in the EPQ.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 33 points 33 points overall with 6 and 5 in Higher Level Biology and Higher Level Chemistry (any order), plus 5 in Standard Level Mathematics or Maths Studies.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H2, H2, H2, H3, H3 H1, H2, H2, H2, H3, H3 including Biology and Chemistry at H2 or above.
Scottish Advanced Higher ABB Including Biology and Chemistry.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) B Accepted at grade B alongside grades AB at A level in Biology and Chemistry.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees for Home/EU Undergraduates If this is your first degree and you are a Home or EU student, you do not have to pay your fees upfront. Instead, you can take out a tuition fee loan which is paid straight to the University. This is available to most students, no matter what their household income (including EU students). For students applying for 2019 entry Tuition fees for 2019 entry are £9,250. Exceptions to the £9,250 fee: Some of our programmes charge less than the full £9,250 fee: Foundation programmes: the fee for the foundation year of specified programmes at Carmel College and Birkenhead Sixth Form College is £5,140. Programmes with a year in industry or a year abroad: the fee for students spending a full year working in industry is £1,850. The fee for students spending a full year abroad is £1,385.

Provider information

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