Biological Sciences BSc (Hons)

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 46,488
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 53,461

Entry Requirements

  • A-levels: BBC. Must include biology at A2. A-level subjects must be relevant.
  • BTEC: DDM.
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points, specified subjects.
  • Access to HE Diploma: pass with 60 credits overall. Must include 12 credits at level 3 in biology. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 24 credits at merit or above.
  • GCSE (minimum grade C): at least three subjects including English language and mathematics or a science.
  • Foundation degree/HND/HNC: may enable you to start the course in year 2.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Physiological Ecology
  • Ecological Processes
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Introductory Biochemistry
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Genes and Inheritance
  • Bio-analysis
  • Essential Skills for Biosciences

Two from:

  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Biology of Reproduction
  • Elements of Chemistry*
  • Human Physiology 1
  • Introduction to Biomedical Sciences
  • Cells and Disease

Year 2

  • Behavioural and Evolutionary Ecology
  • Genetics
  • Professional Development
  • Further Statistics

Three from:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Evolution and Diversity
  • Human Biochemistry and Metabolism
  • Marine Biology and Ecology
  • Microbiology
  • Exercise Physiology

Three from:

  • Basic Human Nutrition
  • Biology Field Course
  • Ecological Techniques
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Forensic Biology
  • Human Physiology 2
  • Immunology

Year 3

  • Biology or ecology project

Three from:

  • Applied Ecology and Conservation
  • Biogeography
  • Biology Independent Study Module
  • Blood Sciences
  • Cellular Pathology and Pathobiology
  • Clinical and Applied Immunology
  • Ecology Field Skills
  • Medical Genetics
  • Parasitology

Three from:

  • Applied Ecology and Conservation
  • Biology Independent Study
  • Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
  • Blood Sciences
  • Cellular Pathology and Pathobiology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Diet and Disease
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Neurobiology
  • Plant and Animal Interactions
  • Zoonoses

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