B.Sc. On Campus

Biological Sciences with Management

48 months
30400 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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In this Biological Sciences with Management programme at The University of Edinburgh, you will take a combination of courses from the School of Biological Sciences and the Business School.


In addition to the many skills developed through our biological sciences teaching, our Biological Sciences with Management programme provides you with a wide set of additional skills suitable for careers in management, commerce or communication. It will allow you to use your knowledge of biological sciences in a wide context.


Biological sciences explores the study of living organisms, covering everything from the interactions of animals in their environment to how genes are expressed. We offer 12 different biological sciences subject areas and you will specialise in one of them as you progress through your studies.

In the first two years of study, your compulsory courses will cover aspects of all 12 subject areas we offer. This means that you will be able to choose a specialism based on your experiences and what interests you.

Career opportunities

The skills you will gain on this Biological Sciences with Management programme at The University of Edinburgh are transferable and highly valued across many career pathways. They include:

  • problem-solving
  • analytical and quantitative reasoning skills
  • presentation and communication
  • group working and collaboration
  • time management

Our graduates

Biological Sciences students go on to work in a range of different fields, within and outside of science. The career path you choose is up to you and will depend on your experiences, skills, values, and interests.

Some choose to go on to further study before entering successful career paths in academia or another area.

Programme Structure

Year 1

All biological sciences students study the same core courses in Year 1. These courses provide a broad foundation in biology, practical and analytical skills. For our "with Management" programmes there is an additional compulsory business course.

Year 2

You will begin to specialise in a specific area of biological sciences, choosing courses that cover topics such as:

  • molecular and cellular biology
  • biochemistry
  • biotechnology
  • genetics
  • ecology
  • evolution
  • animal and plant biology

Year 3

You will specialise in your preferred area of biological sciences, choosing from our subject specialisations:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Cell Biology
  • Development, Regeneration and Stem Cells
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Plant Science
  • Zoology

Year 4

You will study your chosen subject area at a deeper scientific level, and undertake an individual research project. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The standard entry requirement is:

  • SQA Highers: AAAA - AAAB (achievement by end of S5 preferred). BBB must be achieved in one year of S4-S6.
  • A Levels: AAA - ABB.
  • IB: 37 points with 666 at HL - 32 points with 555 at HL.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30400 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Home - RUK fees: £9,250

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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