Biological Science BSc (Hons)

Biological Sciences impact almost every aspect of modern life, and this broad-based training in Biological Science offers key transferable skills opening up varied career opportunities.

You will begin with a broad foundation in biological sciences covering topics from microbiology, to cellular chemistry and anatomy. Progressing to cover topics such as biochemistry and biotechnology, and ecology and environment. This allows will you to understand the full range of practical applications of biology, from industry to the impact of an expanded human population upon our environment.

In your final year explore pathopharmacology and cell and molecular biology, building knowledge of the biochemical and biological mechanisms related to health and disease.

We have excellent laboratory facilities, and your final-year research project, supported by research-active staff, provides training in practical techniques.

This small, but diverse, department has over 30 years’ experience of running Bioscience courses.

Our world-leading expertise in teaching and research ranges from environmental science, applications of molecular biology in cancer treatment and diagnosis to biophysical analysis of proteins and drug interactions.

Many graduates work in national and international research, and teaching careers.

BSc (Hons) Award
October Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
C100 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study.

UCAS has introduced a new tariff for courses starting from September 2017. This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed.

At least 80 points with 64 points from 2 A level passes at C or above.

At least 80 points with 64 from Merit Merit in two BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas or one BTEC Diploma.

At least 80 points with Merit Merit Pass in the BTEC Extended Diploma.

A completed Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Equivalent qualifications such as Irish Leaving Certificate, OCR Nationals, International Baccalaureate and CACHE Level 3 awards.

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