Human Biology (Hons), B.Sc. | Loughborough University | Loughborough, United Kingdom
36 months
25700 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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At Loughborough University, the BSc Human Biology (Hons) is taught by staff who are all active researchers with renowned expertise that includes human population biology, global health and human development, physical activity and public health, nutrition, human genetics, and the influence of diet, exercise and lifestyle on health.


The Human Biology (Hons) degree from Loughborough University is unique in its consideration of the human from molecular to population level and in its international perspective. This course will suit you if you are fascinated by the factors shaping human life and health and want to study this with more focus on whole human and population level.

  • You will be taught by academic staff conducting cutting edge research in areas ranging from molecular biology to global health, with particular expertise in physical activity, nutrition and health, genetics and epidemiology

  • You will experience highly rated teaching with plenty of practical experience

  • You will have the opportunity to take advantage of our links to industry and the health and welfare sector by opting for an employability-boosting year-long placement

  • You will have access to STEMLab - a new, state-of-the-art, £17 million investment designed to advance and develop your learning, as well as a range of other laboratory facilities.

Your future career

  • Human Biology includes study of a broad range of topics, ranging from molecular level through to population and global health. This has enabled our graduates to have gone on to pursue a wide variety of careers in areas ranging from DNA analysis to epidemiology.
  • Areas of employment and/or further training include postgraduate medicine and allied subjects, such as clinical science or physiotherapy; health promotion; scientific and medical research in universities, research institutes and the private sector; diagnostic lab work; teaching or technical support in schools or colleges; coordinating clinical trials; or scientific or clinical information, marketing or sales.
  • Some of our graduates go on to more general graduate training schemes, for instance in finance or retail management, or progress on to postgraduate study.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biochemistry and Cell Biology

  • Study Skills, Research Design and Data Description

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • Human Evolution and Adaptation

  • Functional Genomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-Level: ABB including at least one science (Biology preferred)

  • IB: 34 (6,5,5 HL) with 5 in Biology and one other science (at least one of which should be at HL)

  • BTEC: BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in a relevant subject: DDM with majority of units at Distinction

  • GCSE: GCSE Maths Grade 4/C

  • We accept a wide range of international qualifications such as the European Baccalaureate, French Baccalaureate, German Abitur, Hong Kong DSE, and Indian Standard XII among many others worldwide, alongside well-established International Foundation Programmes. For further information about acceptable qualifications visit our international webpages for more information.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25700 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 Loughborough

600 - 1000 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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