University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Our Biological Sciences MSci explores biological systems at molecular, cell, tissue and whole organism levels. Through practical teaching driven by research, you will learn to apply scientific knowledge and investigative skills to help find solutions to environmental and societal issues.
This integrated degree provides extra in-depth study at masters level, enabling you to develop advanced research skills and specialise in subjects that interest you most.
You will learn with a course team who are internationally recognised experts in their field, with research strengths in areas such as zoonotic disease, human physiology, diabetes, disease processes and ecology and conservation.
You will undertake an individual research project and gain practical experience through laboratory classes and fieldwork, allowing you to further develop your skills. Destinations for optional field trips currently include South Africa and Portugal.
You’ll also benefit from access to our specialist facilities, which include an Image Analysis Unit and purpose-built ecology, microbiology, molecular biology and tissue culture labs, as well as the option to undertake a placement year.
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||112 - 128 points|
|A level||BBC - ABB||Must include A-level Biology.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM - DDM||Plus A-level Biology at grade B.|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 24 credits||Pass with 60 credits overall. Must include 24 credits at distinction in biology and chemistry. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 30 credits at distinction.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||At least three GCSE subjects at grade C or grade 4 including Maths, English Language and a Science.|
|HND (BTEC)||May enable you to start the course in year two.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||27 points||Must include three subjects at Higher Level, two to be Biology and another science at grade 5.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H3, H3, H3, H3||To include specified subjects.|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.|
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|