Biology Lancaster University


The Biology MSci degree is a 4 year integrated Masters course allowing students to undertake the same taught modules as those available on the 3 year BSc variant of the course. It has the added benefit of a fourth year consisting of Masters level taught modules and an extended research project. Students on the course will, therefore, obtain additional practical skills that will stand them in particularly good stead if they want to apply for subsequent research-based careers.

  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    October 2018

  • Duration

    4 years

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 C109
Institution code L14
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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 A A A A level grade AA 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 (first teaching from September 2016) 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: 36 credits
M: 9 credits
36 Level 3 credits at Distinction and 9 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 36 points 36 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

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
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

International fees for 2018/19 are £15,680 - £18,890