Biology Edge Hill University

Biologists are central to many exciting advances in the world, with Biology at the core of areas such as disease treatment, cloning, feeding a growing population, assessing health risks from foods or the impact of mankind on our environment. Your study will encompass the full range of life that fascinates biologists from molecules through to ecosystems and beyond. You will also develop knowledge of the classic areas of the subject and the many recent developments. In addition, you will gain an appreciation of the issues biological advances present to society and understand the scope and limitations of biological knowledge and techniques. Our degree combines technical, analytical and communication skills which makes our graduates extremely employable.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Ormskirk (Main Campus)

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Modules are assessed by a mixture of coursework and examinations tailored to suit the subject area of each module. An extremely wide range of coursework is employed which may include practical portfolios, specimen collections, project reports, field notebooks, website development plus individual and group oral presentations. Examinations include seen papers and open book approaches.


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 C100
Institution code E42
Campus name Ormskirk (Main Campus)

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
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points Normally to include Biology or a related subject.

GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) is also required.
A level BBB Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.

A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma DDM Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.

A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
Access to HE Diploma D: 24 credits
M: 21 credits
P: 0 credits
Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.
Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 A minimum of five subjects at Grade H1-H3 will be required.

As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards.

For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email study@edgehill.ac.uk.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees for 2018-19 are yet to be determined. Tuition fees in the 2017/18 academic year were £9,250 and we expect the fee for 2018-19 to be slightly higher when inflation is added. Further information will be published on our website as soon as it is confirmed: www.edgehill.ac.uk/study/money-matters