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Biological Sciences (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
The BSc Biological Sciences (Honours) at the University of Westminster provide you with a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills so that you are prepared to meet the needs of employers. 

About

The Biological Sciences (Honours) at the University of Westminster enables you to focus on molecular science, human biology or applied biosciences, or take a route designed specifically toward your own interests. 

They offer you the chance to explore cutting-edge topics in molecular biology and genetics, microbiology, the urban environment, global challenges, pharmacology, and biological applications. With a passion for scientific enquiry, our modules are research driven. You will have the chance to select a laboratory based final-year project, giving you experience in the latest methods and developments in medical and scientific research.

The Biological Sciences BSc has been designed to provide a thorough knowledge of biosciences and to equip you with vital transferable skills that will help you to succeed in scientific and non-science careers.

Career Path 

Graduates have gone on to success in a wide range of careers, including graduate management programmes, healthcare management, medicine and biomedical research, forensics, pharmaceutical sciences and teaching.

The flexibility offered within the Biological Sciences degree will enable you to select from a wide range of bioscience modules, and throughout the programme the assessments are designed to equip you with a range of transferable skills important for any graduate career.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applications of Biological Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Cell Biology
  • Fundamentals of Pharmacology
  • Human Physiology
  • Science: History, Philosophy and Practice
  • Bioinformatics
  • Contemporary Global Issues
  • Exploring the Microbial World
  • Human Parasitology
  • Metabolic Biochemistry
  • Medical Genetics in Practice
  • Medical Physiology
  • Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    169

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Academic Requirements

UK

  • A levels – BBC to include two science subjects – one from Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology, and one from Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology, Geography and Economics
  • International Baccalaureate – 26 points to include a minimum of 4 in two Higher Level science subjects
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma/National Diploma – DMM/D*D* in Applied Science
  • Access to HE Diploma in Science – Pass with 45 credits at Level 3 with a minimum of 27 Level 3 credits at Merit or Distinction with at least a Merit in all Biology or Chemistry modules

EU AND INTERNATIONAL

  • International Baccalaureate – 26 points to include a minimum of 4 in two Higher Level science subjects

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

The University is dedicated to supporting ambitious and outstanding students and we offer a variety of scholarships to eligible undergraduate students, which cover all or part of your tuition fees.

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