Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Why Choose Kingston**

– This degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. Once you graduate, you’ll receive one year’s free membership, helping you to network and keep you up-to-date with developments in life sciences.

– Through option modules, you can tailor your degree to suit your interests and career goals.

– You can choose to take a four-year sandwich degree, with a year’s overseas study or an industrial placement to give you a career head start.

**About the Course**

On this accredited degree, you’ll receive extensive training in genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics and evolutionary biology. Your learning will reflect the latest developments in genomic technology, developments that offer unparalleled understanding of life on earth.

You’ll develop knowledge, techniques and practical skills, both for success on the course and to boost your employability for when you graduate.

In Year 3, you’ll work on a laboratory and/or fieldbased project, a data project or a systematic review. Your project work might take place in a laboratory or organisation outside the University."

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list:

Year 1:

LS4001 Genes, Cells and Tissues; LS4002 The Biochemical Foundations of Life; LS4003 Scientific and Laboratory Skills; LS4004 Human Physiology; LS4100 Accreditation Portfolio of Skills 1

Year 2:

Human Biology route -LS5002 Proteins and Metabolism; LS5004 Research Methods and Concepts in Evolutionary Biology; LS5014 Health and Exercise Physiology; LS5017; Sport and Exercise Psychology; LS5008 Infection and Immunity.

Medical Biology Route- LS5009 Pathobiology; LS5002 Proteins and Metabolism; LS5008 Infection and Immunity; LS5004 Research Methods and Concepts in Evolutionary Biology.

Genetics and Molecular Biology Route- LS5004 Research Methods and Concepts in Evolutionary Biology; LS5001 Molecular Biology of the Cell; LS5009 Pathobiology; LS5002 Proteins and Metabolism.

Year 3:

Human Biology Route- LS6014 Project (Bioscience); LS6004 Brain and Behaviour; LS6008 Medical Parasitology; LS6010 Contemporary Issues in Food and Nutrition; LS6018 Extreme Environments and Ergogenic Aids.

Medical Biology Route- LS6014 Project (Bioscience); LS6002 Current Concepts in Biomolecular Science; LS6008 Medical Parasitology; LS6003 Chemotherapy of Infectious and Neoplastic Disease; LS6005 Clinical Chemistry and Haematology; LS6006Clinical Immunology and Medical Microbiology

Genetics and Molecular Biology- LS6014 Project (Bioscience); LS6002 Current Concepts in Biomolecular Science; LS6001 Molecular Genetics and Bioinformatics; LS6004 Brain and Behaviour; LS6002 Current Concepts in Biomolecular Science

Start Date:

09/2020

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees