36 months
25670 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Our unique three-year programme in Biology with a Year Abroad at University of Sheffield allows you to spend your second year studying biology at another top university in the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore or Hong Kong.  

Visit the official programme website for more information


We offer a bachelor degree in Biology with a Year Abroad at University of Sheffield . Whether your interests lie in organisms and the environment, biomedicine, or the molecular biosciences, or span all three, during your time at Sheffield you’ll have the freedom to choose the topics you want to study across the breadth of biology. 

Key Features 

  • The year abroad counts towards your final grade and allows you to gain international experience without extending your degree. 
  • You'll even pay reduced fees for the year you're abroad. You’ll get an even bigger range of perspectives on the subject, explore habitats unlike anything here in the UK and experience life in another part of the world. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Skills for Biologists 
  • Biodiversity
  • Evolution
  • Genes in Populations 
  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Science Challenge: Breaking Boundaries

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Levels + additional qualifications | AAB, including Biology and a second science + B in the EPQ; AAB, including Biology and a second science + B in Core Maths
  • International Baccalaureate | 36, 6 in Higher Level Biology and a second science
  • BTEC | DD in Applied Science (with Distinctions in all Biology units if Biology not offered at A Level) + A in an A Level science
  • Scottish Highers + 1 Advanced Higher | AAAAB, including a second science + A in Biology
  • Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels | A + AA in Biology and a second science
  • Access to HE Diploma | 60 credits overall in a Science Subject with 45 at level 3 including 36 credits at Distinctions to include Biology and a second science, and 9 credits at Merit. Applicants are considered individually.
  • Mature students - explore other routes for mature students 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25670 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25670 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 Sheffield

555 - 977 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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