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Molecular Biology and Genetics University of East Anglia UEA Degree level: Undergraduate

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About This Course

After the enormous advances made in the last few years, this is the perfect time to study molecular biology and genetics. Studying this programme will give you a fundamental grounding in the study of biology whilst enabling you to decide which area of molecular biology or genetics best fits with your interests.

You’ll study alongside students from our other biology courses and will have the opportunity to decide how to shape your own degree to reflect the areas of biology you want to explore. This may include specialising medical genetics, biotechnology or agriculture as well as their application in fields such as microbial or plant molecular biology, cellular signalling, and evolutionary biology.

Whichever route you decide to pursue, this flexible programme of study will give you the chance to enjoy modules from across our diverse range of topics, taught by staff who are experts in their field.

Overview

The School of Biological Sciences brings a strong research-led ethos to every course we offer. More than 220 people within the School are actively involved in current research, with subjects ranging from the biochemical, molecular and cellular levels to ecological interactions and evolutionary processes. Some of our research focuses on understanding fundamental biological principles and some is applied research such as protein structure and microbial energetics, the study of human and plant diseases, and conservation biology.

Our students benefit from our enviable position as an integral partner of the Norwich Research Park, which is also home to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, and independent, world-renowned research institutes: the John Innes Centre, the Sainsbury Laboratory, the Earlham Institute and the new £75-million Quadram Institute.

Disclaimer

Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk

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 CC74
Institution code E14
Campus name Main Site
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 Not accepted
A level BBB or ABC including grade B in Biology or Human Biology. Science A-levels must include a pass in the practical element. Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM in Applied Science or Applied Science (Medical Science). Excludes BTEC Public Services, BTEC Uniformed Services, BTEC Business Administration and BTEC Forensic Science.
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits including 12 Level 3 credits in Biology.
Scottish Higher AABBB including A in Biology or Human Biology.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal Principal subjects and A-level combinations are considered - please contact us.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 31 points including Higher Level 5 in Biology.
Scottish Advanced Higher CCC including Biology or Human Biology.

GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C.

We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website www.uea.ac.uk or email admissions@uea.ac.uk


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.5 6.5 overall (minimum 5.5 in any component).

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing). We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £20,200 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.

Provider information

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University of East Anglia UEA
Norwich Research Park
Norwich
NR4 7TJ


Course contact details

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01603 591515