University of Suffolk has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
The BSc (Hons) Bioscience degree at the University of Suffolk is now accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, the leading professional body for the biological sciences in the United Kingdom.
This programme has been accredited by the Royal Society of Biology following an independent and rigorous assessment. Accredited degree programmes contain a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills, and prepare graduates to address the needs of employers.
The course aims for students to develop an understanding of the complexity and diversity of life processes through the study of a range of modules including molecular biotechnology, immunology, cell biology and biochemistry, and developmental biology. It explores cutting edge developments including stem cell research and regenerative medicine. This degree examines the complexity and diversity of life processes through the study of a range of modules including molecular biology, immunology, cell biology and genetics. It explores cutting edge developments including stem cell research, regenerative medicine and cell based therapeutics.
The course is delivered at the Ipswich Campus, taking advantage of the teaching rooms and learning resource centre of the waterfront buildings which include the James Hehir building. The James Hehir Building is home to specialist teaching and research facilities including stem cell research laboratories, clinical skills laboratories, physiology and sports science laboratories, and an iLab, as well as general teaching laboratories and study space.
Our graduates will be well placed to secure jobs as researchers working in universities, pharmaceutical and bioscience companies and institutes. Some graduates may progress into laboratory-based careers in clinical or technical roles which do not involve research. It is also an excellent foundation for further study in the fields of teaching and the professions allied to medicine. Additionally, the course prepares students for higher level study such as PGCE (e.g. science teacher training), Masters degree or PhD
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Royal Society of Biology
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||University of Suffolk|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|A level||BBC||Applicants are expected to hold A-level in Biology at Grade C or above.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Applicants are expected to hold 5 GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above to include Mathematics, English and Science.|
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|