Biology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Put your future as a professional biologist on a firm footing. Starting your studies with a foundation year is ideal if you are thinking about a change of career or exploring your interest in science.

  • Choose the foundation year route to build the skills, confidence and knowledge you need for success: you can gain your full honours degree in four years
  • Facilities include an Aquatic Research Facility, glasshouse, insectary, and specialist laboratories
  • Immerse yourself in a subject which is constantly evolving to address important 21st-century challenges
  • Gain a thorough grounding in traditional aspects of biology while discovering the latest research-led innovations
  • Enhance your practical experience through exciting work placement and internship opportunities
  • Get to grips with latest instrumentation and technology in our first-rate laboratories. Your studies won't be confined to the laboratory as fieldwork is an essential part of the course. Our students have travelled to locations such as Twycross Zoo, Kew Gardens, Mallorca and the Maldives - the cost of mandatory trips is included in your course fee
  • Draw on our extensive network of contacts and strong employer partnerships to broaden your professional outlook
  • Many of our teaching team are active researchers whose work is shaping debates in areas such as coral reef diseases, animal ecology, cell biology and insect reproduction, so your learning will be informed by the very latest research and developments in biology

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration
C102 UCAS Code

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