Staffordshire University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
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
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
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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Stoke-on-Trent College|
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:
|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
|Northern Ireland||£5,850||Year 1|