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Biological Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #151 (ARWU) Exeter, United Kingdom
Tailor your Biological Sciences programme at The University of Exeter to your interests, potentially culminating in a named specialism. These include Animal Biology, Microbiology and Infectious Disease, and Molecular and Cellular Biology
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Overview

Key facts of the Biological Sciences programme at The University of Exeter

  • Optional residential field courses in the UK and abroad
  • The opportunity to apply your skills in practical settings throughout your studies provides a variety of employment and further study opportunities after you graduate
  • Four-year programmes include a placement year working in an appropriate business or industry or a year studying at a partner institution overseas

Careers

A degree in Biochemistry will help you to develop a wide range of essential skills such as analytical problem solving, team work and organising and communicating information. Whatever you choose to do after graduation, your Biosciences degree will stand you in good stead, with excellent employment prospects and transferable skills.

Each year Biosciences students are able to access a huge range of opportunities to support their future career options. 

Sector related careers and employability sessions are put on for the students over the course of their programme which include: career talks and networking events with visiting alumni and employers from a range of backgrounds, employability seminar series events hosted by employers, ‘Dragons Den’ style assessment days, mock interviews and an annual College of Life and Environmental Sciences Careers Fair where students can develop networking skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Will continue to consider applications from international students until 30 June if places are available.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3-4 years

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • Animals
  • Biochemistry
  • Fundamental Principles for Bioscientists
  • Genetics
  • Ecology
  • Microbiology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Typical offer

  • AAB-ABB; IB: 34-32
Required subjects
  • GCE AL Biology at grade B or IB Biology HL5, and another GCE AL science subject at grade B or IB HL5. GCSE Maths at grade B and either GCSE Double Award Science or GCSE Chemistry at grade C.
  • GCE AL/AS Science includes: Biology/Human Biology*; Chemistry; Computing; Design and Technology; Electronics; Environmental Studies; Geography; Geology; Maths/Pure Maths/Further Maths*; Physical Education; Physics; Psychology; Science (applied); Statistics.

*If more than one of these is taken they would only count as one 'science' but could count as two A-levels towards our general requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22950 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Exeter

  • 649 - 1090 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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