Edge Hill University

Plant Science Edge Hill University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Plants are fundamental to life on the planet. They are the source of the oxygen we breathe, the drugs that we develop and the food that we eat. An understanding of plants is therefore a major area of biology. This exciting degree will provide you with a solid theoretical grounding in the subject, building your expertise using relevant technology and ensuring consideration is given to recent advances. Appealing to those with a passion for the subject, the programme encompasses plant diversity, evolutionary processes, taxonomy and physiology. In addition, you will hone your biological research skills and undertake extensive practical work to prepare for your future career.

Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Assessment is through a mixture of coursework and examinations tailored to suit the knowledge and skills required for each module. A wide range of coursework is employed which may include practical portfolios, voucher specimens, project reports, individual and group presentations. Examinations include seen papers and open book assessments.


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 CC22
Institution code E42
Campus name Ormskirk (Main 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
  • Year 2

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 Preferably to include Biology or a related subject, such as Chemistry, Environmental Science or Geography. Other subjects will be considered if you have demonstrable interest or experience in plant science.

Plus GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).
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 (first teaching from September 2016) 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.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 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

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

Visit edgehill.ac.uk/moneymatters for more information.

Provider information

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Edge Hill University
St Helens Road
Ormskirk
L39 4QP


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Course contact details

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Course Enquiries Team

+44 (0)1695 657000