36 months
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16650 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This Human Biosciences (Hons) course from Coventry University looks to enhance your understanding of how the human body functions in health and disease at the tissue, cell and molecular level. You will study topics at the forefront of scientific discovery such as genomics, neurophysiology, and communicable and non-communicable diseases.

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Overview

This Human Biosciences (Hons) course from Coventry University   enables you to explore the current and emerging challenges to human health. It has been designed to inspire, guide and empower you to better understand the scientific basis of these global health challenges and to be able to contribute towards finding solutions. Whilst advancing technology and medical knowledge has brought undoubted benefits, it has equally brought new and rapidly emerging problems. We are facing new challenges due to modern 24-hour lifestyles, the impacts of climate change and environmental pollution, emerging infectious diseases, the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance and an increasingly ageing population. This course aims to equip you to assess and understand new scientific developments and to communicate effectively to diverse audiences, to encourage dialogue between the public, academics and policy makers to advance progress towards a healthier future for us all.

Career

Over 1.2 million people work in primary science-based roles in the UK, with the boundaries between biosciences, chemical sciences and physical sciences becoming increasingly blurred.

There is a growing demand for highly skilled staff with the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, right across industry, in the health service, government establishments, research and educational institutions. Our degree is designed to help you develop a wide range of skills that will be attractive to many different types of employers. We can help you find placements, internships and job opportunities, by advertising jobs, holding an annual jobs fair, helping with CV writing and job interview technique.

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. We provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Physiology from Cells to Systems
  • Genotype to Phenotype
  • Structure, Function and Analysis of Biomolecules
  • Academic and Professional Development for Life Sciences
  • Enzymes and Metabolism
  • The Microbial World
  • Drugs, Receptors and Responses

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 30 June - Late applications deadline
  • 4 July - UCAS Extra closes

If you’re an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course then you’ll need to apply to us directly.

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Level: BBB to include Biology. Excludes General Studies.
  • BTEC: DDM in the BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma in a Biology or Science related subject.
  • IB Diploma: 30-32 points to include a minimum of grade 5 in Biology at Higher Level.
  • GCSE requirement: Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A*- C including English Language, Mathematics and two Sciences.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16650 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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