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Biology (Year 2 and Year 3 Entry) Honours, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
The Biology (Year 2 and Year 3 Entry) Honours offered at Middlesex University will allow you to study living things at a range of different scales, from genes of individual microorganisms to interactions within whole ecosystems. You will investigate how biology impacts on the world around us, encouraging flexibility and choice so you can tailor your studies towards your scientific interests.

About

Why study BSc Biology at Middlesex University?

This Biology (Year 2 and Year 3 Entry) Honours programme allows you to tailor your module choices from a range of traditional and contemporary biological disciplines so you can explore and develop your scientific interests towards specific career aspirations. 

There is a placement opportunity as part of this course between the second and third year, or an internship in your third year, to build crucial practical skills. You will learn to think like a scientist through theory classes and practical experimentation in our state-of-the-art labs.

Course highlights

  • They will support you with finding the best placement or internship for you and help with making your application
  • The course emphasises options and flexibility, permitting you to design your own approach to the study of biology
  • The labs provide the next generation of scientific instrumentation for molecular analysis post the genomic era - in line with the focus in scientific research on protein-hunting rather than gene-hunting
  • You can select modules across a range of traditional and contemporary biological disciplines, including those from other pathways as well as some from environmental science and some biomedical sciences modules
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Careers

Biology is a broad area with a wide range of career options available. You may choose to study a postgraduate degrees including, but not exclusively in the fields of Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Ecology, Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences.

You could progress into teaching, both at primary and secondary level following a teaching qualification. The sciences and industrial environments offer employment opportunities as do areas such as fisheries, agriculture, forestry and aquaculture.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Year 2
  • Research Methods and Project Planning 
  • Microbial Life 
  • Biology of Complex Organisms 
  • Molecular Biology 
  • Analytical Techniques 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Microbial Biotechnology 
  • Biodiversity 
  • Ecology and Field Techniques 
Year 3
  • Dissertation 
  • Gene Technology 
  • Current Topics in Biosciences 
  • Aspects of Evolution 
  • Sustainable Biotechnology 
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology 
  • Gene Expression and Control 
  • Biology Work Experience 
  • Conservation in a Changing World 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    87

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General Requirements

  • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
  • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
  • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
  • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
  • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.

Qualifications

  • 120 UG Credits at Level 4 for Year 2 Entry
  • 240 UG Credits at Level 5 for Year 3 Entry

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  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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