Staffordshire University

Biological Science Staffordshire University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Our versatile Biological Science degree will help you understand and examine the living world around you.

This versatile Biological Science degree is ideal if you have a broad interest in biology and would like some flexibility to tailor a course to your own interests – especially if you’re considering a career in teaching, business, management or other science-related professions. If you have a more specialist interest, this course also has the facility to allow you to focus in areas ranging from molecular biology of disease to conserving animals.

If you would like to study for an advanced qualification, we offer an integrated Masters MSci course over four years.

If you do not meet our entry requirements for degree level study, BSc (Hons) with a Foundation Year is available.

On successful completion of study, we will issue:

BSc (Hons) Biological Science

Course details


Year 1
Compulsory modules
Bioscience Concepts and Practice
Structure and Function
Building Blocks of Life
Principles of Ecology
Optional modules
Comparative Behaviour
Biology of Disease
Year 2
Compulsory modules
Professional Practice and Placement
Optional modules
Adaptation and Survival
Animal Survey and Identification Skills
Biochemistry and Blood Science
Ecology of Habitats
Infection Science
Molecular Genetics
Medicinal Plants
Physiological Function
Public Health
Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology

Year 3
Compulsory modules
Research Project
Contemporary Issues in Biosciences or Contemporary Issues in Conservation

Optional modules
Cellular Pathology
Vertebrate Conservation
Applied Entomology
Clinical Immunology
Human Infectious Disease
Habitat Management
Advanced DNA Profiling
Animal Health and Welfare
Medical Genetics
Clinical Biochemistry
Practical Conservation Project
Teaching Bioscience: Public Engagement and Communication
Haematology and Transfusion Science
Photography for Life Sciences

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 C100
Institution code S72
Campus name Staffordshire University (Stoke 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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points We use UCAS points in our offer making and welcome a wide range of qualifications.
A Level Applicants should be studying Biology (predicted Grade C) or above. BTEC or equivalent applicants should be studying Applied Science.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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Staffordshire University
College Road
Stoke on Trent

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