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Biology

University of Greenwich
Kent, Great Britain
Full-time
€17,038.80/year
2016 Points
Duration
3 Years
Language
English

Program Description

Our biology degree covers topics such as cancer therapeutics, pharmacology and applied plant ecology. A study of neuroscience explores neuro-degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

The course is flexible, so you can choose to study a broad range of subjects or focus on your academic interests. You will have plenty of opportunities to put theory into practice through laboratory sessions and fieldwork, including an international placement.

Notes:
• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit (pre/settled status, 3 years + with permanent address): £9,250

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
16
or
Foundation Year
55
English Level
IELTS
6
or
PTE
51
or
TOEFL (internet based)
60
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Student Visa
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Notes:

Other accepted qualifications:

  • A-level: 32 Points from biology
  • BTEC National: Extended Diploma in Applied Science
  • A-level and BTEC National: Diploma/Extended Certificate in Applied Science and 32 Points from A-level biology
  • Appropriate qualifications such as an HNC, HND or Foundation Degree, with which you may be able to enter this degree in Year 3.

Alternative English language requirements:

  • Apolytirion with grade 17 in English.
  • University of Greenwich English Language Test (OIETC): Overall grade B2+ with B2 in each skill.

Important Information:

  • If your English language qualification is below the standard requirements listed above, you may be eligible for our online pre-sessional English (PSE) programme.
  • If you do not currently hold an IELTS and think you might need a pre-sessional English programme to reach the required level, you can also take the University's English Language Test (UOGELT). If you do not achieve the required score for direct entry, you will be eligible to study our online pre-sessional course using your UOGELT result.

Curriculum

Year 1

Biochemistry 1 (15 credits)
Fundamentals of Biology and Physiology (30 credits)
Basic Chemistry for Life Science (15 credits)
Practical and Academic Skills (30 credits)
Ecology and Evolution (30 credits)

Year 2

Core modules:
Metabolism and Disease (15 credits)
Cell Biology and Immunity (15 credits)
Plant Science (15 credits)
Genetics (15 credits)
Microbiology and the Environment (15 credits)
Research and Professional Skills in Life Science (15 credits)

Optional modules: Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.
Physiological Systems and Regulation (15 credits)
Animal Science and Environmental Physiology (15 credits)

Optional modules: Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.
Biogeography and Ecosystems (15 credits)
Pharmacology (15 credits)

Year 3

Core modules:
Project (Life Sciences) (30 credits)

Optional modules: Students are required to choose 75 credits from this list of options.
Pathophysiology of Disease (15 credits)
Cancer Biology and Therapeutics (15 credits)
Applied Plant Ecology (15 credits)
Biotechnology for Crop Production (15 credits)
Conservation and the Environment (15 credits)
Advanced Topics in Molecular Biology (15 credits)
Advanced and Clinical Immunology (15 credits)
Animal Ecology (15 credits)
Medical Microbiology (15 credits)
Medical Biochemistry (15 credits)
Neuropharmacology (30 credits)
Insect Biology (15 credits)

Optional modules: Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.
Science Internship Course (15 credits)
Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)

Careers

Prepare for a career in medical research investigating cures for global infections such as those from the Coronavirus or Ebolavirus families. Work in government to influence approaches to climate change action or research new ways to ensure food security. Become a Data Analyst to discover key factors affecting nutrition and obesity or inspire the next generation of scientists by becoming a Biology teacher.

Among the careers open to our biology graduates are research roles in:

  • academic
  • governmental
  • commercial laboratories
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