Flexible degree structure; if you are undecided as to what degree you will finally take, our flexible course structure allows you to keep your options open. You can change your course within the organismal or molecular areas right up to the start of the second year, providing the degree you change to is not oversubscribed. Transferable skills; you learn a wide range of skills during the degree, which will serve you well whether you go into a career within or outside Biological Sciences. First'class facilities; we have state'of'the'art mass spectrometry, proteomics and metabolomics facilities, marine and freshwater aquaria, plant and animal cell culture, glasshouses, and an electrophysiology suite. We also have access to extensive areas of natural habitat for fieldwork and are close to sites of national scientific importance, such as Windsor Great Park, Box Hill and Chobham Common. Strong support network; an exceptionally friendly and welcoming environment. Because of our high staff'student ratio, we can offer teaching in small groups, even one'to'one when the need arises. Financial help; we offer Bioscience Entrance Scholarships for students of outstanding ability. These are worth up to '1,000 along with a guaranteed place in a hall of residence for all three years of your degree.
Year 1: diversity of life; ecology (animal behaviour to environmental conservation); cell biology and genetics; living systems (animal and plant physiology). Years 2 and 3: insects, plants and fungi; invertebrate form and function; marine biology; applications of molecular genetics; plant life.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
|BSc (Hons)||£15,200 Academic year. First year overseas fees|
|BSc (Hons)||£9,000 Academic year. First year home fees|
- International Baccalaureate 32
- European Baccalaureate 75%-80%
- GCE A-level BBB-ABB
- SQA Advanced Higher AB
- Course specific
- BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
- SQA Higher AABBB
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 89%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 86%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 72%
|Studying and working||5|
Total Written: 62%
Total Coursework: 33%
Total Practical: 5%