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Natural Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
The flexibility of the Natural Sciences degree at University of Nottingham along with collaborative modules in the second and third year, encourage you to understand theories and ideas from different areas of science and explore how they work together.
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How can we harness renewable fuels? How do we tackle pollution? How can we minimise climate change? These are some of the 21st century challenges that need a combined approach to find solutions. At Nottingham, you'll learn from scientists who are working together to tackle today’s global problems.

You'll choose a combination of three subjects in your first year and study two subjects to degree level from your second year.


Our graduates from Natural Sciences degree at University of Nottingham use their knowledge and broad skill set to work in many areas within and outside of science. They have taken roles within clinical research, the chemical industry, financial economics, and the energy sector.

Graduates have gone on to work for companies including PwC, Network Rail, Sharp Life Sciences, National Physical Laboratory and BAE Systems.

An understanding of the ideas and approaches across science and how the disciplines fit together is a strong background for further study including PhDs and Masters degrees.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

You can choose multiple subject combinations from:

  • archaeology
  • biology
  • cancer sciences
  • chemistry
  • earth science
  • ecosystem and environment
  • maths
  • physics
  • psychology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

International entry requirements

  • IB score Standard Offer: 38 including 7,6,6, in higher level subjects. Alternative Offer: 36, including 6,6,6 in higher level subjects and an A in the Extended Essay.
  • IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
  • High school qualifications Check our country-specific information for guidance on qualifications from your country
  • A level offer A*AA/AAA
  • Required subjects
  • Required subjects depend on your preferred stream.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    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 Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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