UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The Biological Sciences BSc offers you an extremely wide choice of options ranging from molecular genetics to behaviour and ecology, and a flexible programme of study. Taught across the Faculty of Life Sciences, we offer a breadth of biological education unmatched in almost any other UK university.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Chemistry for biology students; chemistry for biologists; biological inter'relationships; science in the spotlight. Year 2 examples: Environmental biology; genetics; human genetics; zoology. Year 3 examples: Introduction to research; literature review.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £21,320  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAB
  • GCE A-level AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 80%-85%
  • International Baccalaureate 38
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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86% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 78%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 80%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 89%

£19,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 40
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 5
Unknown 5

28% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 47%

Total Coursework: 36%

Total Practical: 17%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation