University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

' Highly recommended: 100% student satisfaction on this course (National Student Survey 2014). ' This course will give you the opportunity to take part in a field trip to South Africa. ' Take control of your learning by choosing modules in your specific area of interest.

Course Modules

Year 1: diversity of life 1; diversity of life 2; chemistry of life; biometrics (physiology, statistics and maths); cell biology; human ecology and adaptation. Year 2: biosciences field course; biosciences research methods; molecular biology (theory and practice); animal biology 1; animal biology 2. Optional modules: understanding behaviour; immunology; ecosystems; physiology and metabolism; pharmacology and toxicology; the brain in health and disease; humans and other primates .year 3: biosciences research project or biosciences independent study. Optional modules: epidemiology and medical microbiology; animal behaviour and cognition; pathophysiology; advances in molecular biology and biotechnology; conservation ecology; aquatic and invertebrate biology; conservation, people and wildlife (South African field course); primate biology and conservation; palaeoanthropology.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • Tariff 112
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 112
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma MMD
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma D*D*
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR Certificate for IT Professionals
  • OCR Certificate/Diploma for iMedia Professionals
  • OCR L3 Certificate for Young Enterprise
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR L3 Quals in ICT Systems and Principles
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M2
  • OCR Diploma for IT Professionals
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Certificate
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate
  • Course specific

Key Course Information

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94% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 88%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 81%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

95% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 30
Studying and working 15
Unemployed 5
Unknown 0

23% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 48%

Total Coursework: 49%

Total Practical: 3%

£905 - £905
Typical cost of university accommodation

£1,030 - £1,236
Typical cost of private accommodation