Biology is the study of life in all its forms, and covers everything from single-celled organisms to the complexity of the human body.
And, we offer plenty of variety when it comes to your studies, because whether you're interested in microbiology, immunology, biochemistry or molecular biology, we have modules that will help lead you to a future in the area that interests you most.
Why Choose University of Cumbria
Our learn-by-doing focus means you'll often put your academic knowledge to the test with practical sessions in our brand new laboratories - crucial skills for your future. Plus, you’ll work in small learning groups, so tutors are always on hand to help with your studies and research.
Study in our new up-to-date labs to gain the practical skills employers demand
Boost your employability by planning and conducting experiments independently
Taught by academic staff, involved in research and passionate about their field
Small class sizes, so we get to know you to guide and support you
Flexible modules mean you can carve the course to suit your future career path
You’ll explore current advances in human biology to keep up-to-date with scientific developments
You’ll enhance your practical and research skills, vital workplace skills
You’ll be within 30 minutes of Scotland in one direction and the stunning Lake District National Park – now a UNESCO World Heritage site - in the other. Add to that close to the spectacular North West coastline and you’ll never be stuck for something to do
We'll help broaden your skills and increase your confidence within the HE environment, which will lead to big success when it comes to employment opportunities.
Successful students can use their CertHE award as evidence of academic study to apply for a pre-registration programme such as Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Radiography.
Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE
Carlisle - Fusehill Street
16 September 2018
Cell Biology ■ Molecular Biology ■ Introductory Biochemistry ■ Human Anatomy and Physiology ■ Introductory Microbiology and Immunology ■ Introduction to Laboratory Science.
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|Campus name||Carlisle - Fusehill Street|
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:
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points||Including A'level Biology at grade C or above or equivalent|
|A level||CCC - BBC|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma||MMM - DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 30 credits
|Must be science based, need to pass all 60 credits, 45 at level 3|
|Scottish Higher||BBCC - ABBB|
GCSE English, Maths and Science at grade C/4 or equivalent
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|