It develops your knowledge of human biology, with a focus on the medical aspects of human processes, examining how the human species evolved, how we change over our lifespan, and how our bodies are influenced by food, nutrition and environmental factors.
You learn about the physiology of the major systems of the body, the impact of nutrition and environment on health, and human development and evolution.
Practical classes give you first-hand experience of biology, genetics and human physiology and anatomy. This helps you develop comprehensive knowledge and skills relevant to current industry and employer requirements. You also carry out research-based projects from a wide choice that involve either hands-on research or further study.
This degree course equips you with knowledge and understanding that will allow you to follow a career path in science, health or industry.
You study at Teesside University’s Middlesbrough campus, but have the opportunity to gain valuable experience at the new National Horizons Centre at the University’s Darlington campus which is home to a range of state-of-the-art facilities. This £22m purpose-built biosciences research, education and training facility is a focal point for the growing regional biosciences community.
Human Biology (Hons) Graduates are sought by a wide range of industries and organisations which include pharmaceutical industries, hospitals and government laboratories.
Graduates may enter the teaching profession, undertake employment in research and development laboratories or continue to further postgraduate study including MSc, PhD or graduate-entry programs in clinical disciplines such as dentistry or medicine.
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Biochemistry and Chemical Science
- Biodiversity and Evolution
- Cell Biology
- Food Science and Nutrition
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
The main UCAS closing date is 29 January. You are encouraged to apply by then although late applications are accepted through UCAS until 30 June.
DisciplinesBiology Human Medicine Genetics View 409 other Bachelors in Genetics in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
96-112 UCAS tariff points.You must have GCSE English and Mathematics at grade 4 (grade C) or equivalent and have studied at least one relevant subject at Level 3. Eligible subjects include:
- Applied Science
- Health Sciences
- A levels (within a minimum of grade C from one relevant subject)
- BTEC Extended Diploma
- Access to HE Diploma
International14000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
- Fee for UK applicants £4,500 (120 credits)
Living costs for Middlesbrough
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.