The Biological Sciences (Advanced Entry) (Hons) course at Edinburgh Napier University provides you with a broad understanding of biological sciences, including biomedical sciences, microbiology, toxicology, animal and marine biology and immunology. The Biological Sciences degree allows tailored learning to your individual interests. There will, therefore, be some aspects that are similar to the other degree structures, but allowing flexibility.
You'll benefit from studying in Edinburgh and the surrounding countryside, which is rich in biodiversity, and visit local sites of outstanding natural beauty and sites of special scientific interest.
You'll develop biological skills relevant to your chosen area, such as good laboratory practice, competence in microbiological techniques and field surveying.
Short work placements are available on this course on a competitive basis through the 'Microplacements' scheme.
Our biological science courses give you the option to study the areas of biology that interest you the most.
The applied nature of this course develops skills that make you more employable, including team working, problem solving, research, communication and IT. As well as specialist analytical and numerical skills, you will be able to collect biological data and communicate scientific information.
The skills you will gain prepare you for work in a number of areas. You can also continue on to postgraduate study, including possible PhD and further academic study.
A Biological Sciences degree gives you a breadth of knowledge applicable to careers ranging from teaching to laboratory research.
You'll be qualified for work in industrial research and development, production, quality control, sales and marketing and consultancy.
The emphasis on research in this course equips you with the knowledge and skills required to continue on to postgraduate study, including possible PhD study and a further academic career.
Accredited by The Royal Society of Biology
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- Habitat Assessment and GIS
- Ecology Field Studies
- Molecular Biology and the Cell
- Food Microbiology and Biotechnology
- Applied and Environmental Microbiology
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesBiology Biotechnology Molecular Sciences View 857 other Bachelors in Biology in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.
- We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
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International16425 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16425 GBP per year during 48 months.
National1820 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
- England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland - £9,250
- Overseas and EU - £16,425
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.