36 months
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14600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Studying BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences at University of Plymouth, you will build an understanding of biology from viruses to mammals and from freshwater to rocky shores, gaining state-of-the-art practical and transferable skills highly sought by employers, graduating ready to shape the future of fields from ecosystem management to laboratory research.

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Overview

In the 2020 National Student Survey, 92% of students felt staff on this course were good at explaining things and 96% found the course intellectually stimulating.*  BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences at University of Plymouth  focuses on biology of a wide range of environments from soils and the oceans to hydrothermal vents and volcanic lakes.

Career:

Our biological science students have tremendous opportunities to gain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in a variety of work settings. Our hands-on approach to teaching and learning throughout the course will provide you with the topical skills and experience that you can apply to the wide range of career options as graduates.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Development in Biological Sciences 1
  • Biological Sciences Field Biology
  • Cells: The Building Blocks of Life
  • Ecology and the Diversity of Life
  • Principles of Physiology
  • Evolution and Behaviour

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS tariff 112 - 128
  • To include A level Biology and a second relevant subject (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science or Environmental Studies, Applied Science, Marine Science, Science in Society, Use of Maths) at grade C.
  • International Baccalaureate 30 diploma points overall, to include 5 diploma points in Biology (Higher Level) plus 5 diploma points in second science at Higher Level. English and Mathematics must be included.
  • Access To Higher Education Science-based diplomas, 33 credits in science-based units at merit including a minimum of 12 credits in biology units.
  • We would usually expect GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C / 4, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 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 Plymouth

731 - 1387 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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