Biology Lancaster University

This degree offers you a diverse choice of modules in genetics, microbiology, evolution, animal behaviour, ecology, and conservation. You start your degree studying modules that cover the breadth of Biology from molecular and cellular biology through to ecosystems, with more specialisation in the second and third years. The degree provides opportunities to take part in field courses both in the UK and abroad and to undertake an original piece of research either in a lab or field setting.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    October 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code C101
Institution code L14
Campus name Main Site

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

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 AAB A level grade AB in two sciences from the following; Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Human Biology, Mathematics, Physics or Psychology.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma DDD Distinction, Distinction, Distinction to include sufficient science. We require Distinctions in majority of relevant science units. Please contact the Admissions Team for further advice.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
30 Level 3 credits at Distinction and 15 Level 3 credits at Merit in a science related subject. We require majority of Distinctions in science subjects. Please contact the Admissions Team for further advice.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points 35 points overall with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects including two science subjects at HL grade 6

GCSE Mathematics grade B, English Language grade C


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

Additional fee information

The tuition fees displayed relate to 2017/18 academic year. We set our fees on an annual basis and currently the 2018/19 entry fees have not yet been set. International fees for 2017/18 are £15,080 - £18,168