Staffordshire University

Biological Science (with a foundation year) 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


Foundation Year Compulsory Modules:
Maths and Data Handling, Boiology, Chemistry, Applied Science

Year 1 Compulsory Modules:
Bioscience concepts and practice
Structure and Function
Building Blocks of life
Principles of Ecology

Year 2 Compulsory Modules
Professional Practice and placement

Year 3 Compulsory Modules
Research Project
Current advances in Biosciences or Contemporary Issues in conservation

Year 4 Compulsory Modules
Advanced Research methods
Biological research assistanship or Life sciences placement
Advanced Biological techniques
Specialist topics in the Biosciences

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 C101
Institution code S72
Campus name Stoke-on-Trent College
Campus code A

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:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points We use UCAS points in our offer making and welcome a wide range of qualifications.

We welcome applications from people with a variety of qualifications, skills and experience. We have a flexible approach to our admission of mature applicants and applicants from non-traditional or non-standard academic routes. Applicants are individually assessed and offered a place based on their circumstances. We recognise that experience gained in previous work or other areas of life may have prepared mature applicants for a course of study like this.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5,850 Year 1
England £5,850 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,850 Year 1
Scotland £5,850 Year 1
Wales £5,850 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Staffordshire University
College Road
Stoke on Trent

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