Staffordshire University

Biological Science (with a placement year) Staffordshire University Degree level: Undergraduate

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This versatile Biological Science degree is ideal if you have a broad interest in biology and would like some flexibility to tailor a course to your own interests – especially if you’re considering a career in teaching, business, management or other science-related professions. If you have a more specialist interest, this course also has the facility to allow you to focus in areas ranging from molecular biology of disease to conserving animals.

If you would like to study for an advanced qualification, we offer an integrated Masters MSci course over four years.

If you do not meet our entry requirements for degree level study, BSc (Hons) with a Foundation Year is available.

On successful completion of study, we will issue:

BSc (Hons) Biological Science (with a placement year)

Work placements
You will attend a work placement between the second and final years of the course, our placement staff will work with you to identify a suitable location for your work placement. Please also note that you are responsible for any costs incurred in travelling to and from your work placement, and for any accommodation costs.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Compulsory Modules: Bioscience concepts and practice Structure and Function Building Blocks of life Principles of Ecology Year 2 Compulsory Modules Professional Practice and placement Year 3 Compulsory Modules Research Project Current advances in Biosciences or Contemporary Issues in conservation Year 4 Compulsory Modules Advanced Research methods Biological research assistanship or Life sciences placement Advanced Biological techniques Specialist topics in the Biosciences


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 C104
Institution code S72
Campus name Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points We use UCAS points in our offer making and welcome a wide range of qualifications.
A Level Applicants should be studying Biology (predicted Grade C) or above. BTEC or equivalent applicants should be studying Applied Science.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/fees

Provider information

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Staffordshire University
College Road
Stoke on Trent
ST4 2DE


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