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Biology

University of Worcester
Worcester, Great Britain
Full-time
€10,928.72/year
1299 Points
Duration
3 Years
Language
English

Program Description

Biology is one of the most actively changing subjects in the sciences, with biologists seeking solutions to the many challenges that shape our world. You will engage with the subject at every level, from the molecular level, through whole organisms and beyond to their relationships with each other and the wider environment.

Our BSc Biology degree has a strong practical emphasis, designed to prepare you for an exciting career in this fascinating field. We have new laboratories equipped with some of the latest technology. Our applied approach is designed to enhance your skills and expertise and boost your graduate employability.

Four pathways are available:
Biology (Biological Science)
Biology (Animal Biology)
Biology (Human Biology)
Biology (Biochemistry)

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
14
or
IB Diploma
24
English Level
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
IELTS
6
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
59
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 Acceptable Qualifications:

  • BTEC in Applied Science or equivalent.
  • Access to Higher Education (with at least 15 credits of Biological Sciences gained).
  • European Baccalaureate: a minimum score of 60%.
  • Professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Previous Study or Experience:

  • Students with relevant previous study at HND or degree level or extensive experience may be considered eligible for Accreditation of Prior Learning.
  • Entry may be possible to Year 2 or 3 of the course, depending upon the qualifications or experience gained. Credit can also be given for individual modules.

Curriculum

Year 1

All pathways

Mandatory:

Biological Diversity

Cell Biology

Chemistry for the Life Sciences

Comparative Physiology

Health and Disease

Year 2

Animal Biology/Biological Science Pathways

Mandatory:

Plant Biology

Project and Career Development

Molecular and Cellular Biology

Molecular Genetics and Conservation

Optional:

Work Experience

Animal Behaviour

Microbiology

Animal Senses and Survival

Human Genetics

Systems Physiology I

Invertebrate Biology

Optional Language Modules


Biochemistry/Human Biology Pathways

Mandatory:

Molecular & Cellular Biology

Immunology

Systems Physiology 1

Project & Career Development

Optional:

Microbiology

Protein Structure and Function

Work Experience

Language Option

Year 3

MBiol Biology (Animal Biology)

Mandatory:

Research Project

Physiological Ecology

Mammalian Reproduction

Welfare & Ethics for Biologists

Behavioural Ecology

Current Topics in Zoology & Conservation

Optional:

Genomics and Bioinformatics

International field trip

Parasitology


MBiol Biology (Biochemistry)

Mandatory:

Research Project

Metabolic Biochemistry

Biochemistry of Cancer

Clinical Biochemistry

Optional:

Genomics and Bioinformatics

Parasitology

Systems Physiology 2

Pharmacology

Extension Module

Systems Physiology 2


MBiol Biology (Biological Science)

Mandatory:

Research Project

Physiological Ecology

Genomics and Bioinformatics

Plant Development & Physiology

Optional:

Mammalian Reproduction International field trip

Parasitology

Behavioural Ecology

Biochemistry of Cancer

Pharmacology

Extension Module


MBiol Biology (Human Biology)

Mandatory:

Research Project

Mammalian Reproduction

Systems Physiology 2

Biochemistry of Cancer

Optional:

Genomics and Bioinformatics

Parasitology

Pharmacology

Extension Module

Careers

Studying biology prepares you for a number of degree paths including:

  • scientific researcher within government
  • industry or medical institutions
  • medical and laboratory sales
  • nature conservation
  • a range of public sector work
  • teaching career
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