36 months
24500 GBP/year
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Study life on all scales to find out where your interests lie, on this flexible and wide-ranging course. The Biology (Hons) degree offered at University of Bath.

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Biology encompasses the study of life from molecules to ecosystems. It's an exciting area of study that has a significant impact on our daily lives and is vital to solving some of the world’s biggest challenges.

While studying Biology (Hons) at University of Bath  you'll gain a broad foundation of skills across areas such as evolution, ecology, biodiversity, genetics, cell biology and microbiology, equipping you with the knowledge for a range of careers in the biosciences and beyond.

Tailor to your interests

As the most flexible of our biosciences courses, from year two you'll get to choose from a wide variety of units. This gives you the option to either maintain breadth or specialise in specific areas, such as developmental biology, genomics, neuroscience, cancer biology or microbiology.

Gain hands-on experience in specialist labs

You’ll spend time learning practical scientific techniques in our well-equipped teaching labs. You’ll also have access to a computer lab for bioinformatics and in the final year, the opportunity to work in our state-of-the-art research labs and with some of the broad range of biological materials used in our research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical research and academic skills for biologists
  • Cell biology
  • Genetics
  • Ecology and evolution
  • The life of Earth
  • Biochemistry for biologists

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Only Overseas students are eligible to apply


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • AAB in three A levels including A in Biology and A in a second science or mathematics subject.
  • 36 points - International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C
  • GCSE English Language or Literature grade 4 or C (or equivalent from English language category C)
ABB in three A levels including A in Biology and B in a second science or mathematics subject plus one of:
  • grade A in an EPQ
  • grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate
  • grade B in a Core Mathematics qualification
  • grade B in AS level Mathematics or Statistics (except if you are studying an A level in that subject)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24500 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Bath

808 - 1228 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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