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Biological Sciences BSc (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
London
English
Virtual open day
3/10/2021
Virtual open day
3/31/2021

Program description

Biological Sciences BSc (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Biology is the study of life. Taught in our state-of-the-art Science Centre, you'll learn that life processes result from a series of complex interactions at a molecular, cellular and whole organism level. You'll develop hands-on skills that employers look for, as well as a detailed understanding of everything from biological systems at molecular level to ecosystems.

Biology is the study of life. All life processes are the result of a series of complex interactions at a molecular, cellular and whole organism level. Through this course, you’ll investigate these systems in all their fascinating detail, and develop your academic and practical skills, enabling you to interpret and analyse biological data and evaluate your own work.

The Biological Science BSc (Hons) degree encompasses a broad scope of topics designed to interest the enquiring mind. During the first year you will acquire a solid foundation in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, microbiology, chemistry, human anatomy and data analysis. You’ll begin to understand how macromolecules drive cellular processes and you’ll be introduced to essential data handling and laboratory skills.

In the second year you’ll start to specialise, and will explore state-of-the-art research techniques such as gene cloning, amplification of DNA and microbiological techniques.

Admission requirements

In addition tothe University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • A minimum of grades CCC in three A levels in academic subjects including Biology and Chemistry at grade C (or a minimum of 96 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma/Diploma; or Advanced Diploma; or Progression Diploma; or Access to HE Diploma of 60 credits)
  • English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent)

If you don't have traditional qualifications or can't meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing our Biological Science (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) or Sciences (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) degree.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry (for Biosciences)
  • Laboratory Science
  • Human Immunity
  • Metabolism
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Parasitology
  • Tissue Science
  • Ethics for Science
  • Micronutrient Physiology
  • Biochemical Pathology
  • Energy Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Fundamentals of Biotechnology
  • Infection Control
  • Project
  • Bioinformatics & Molecular Modelling
  • Systems Pathology
  • Work Placement

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £12,700 per year

Career opportunities

You'll complete the course equipped for a career in medical and biological research, in hospital and public health laboratories or in the pharmaceutical, food, water and agricultural industries. Previous graduates have gone on to find work at companies such as the Royal Society of Biology.

You'll also develop analytical, numerical and communication skills that are in demand in other careers such as accountancy, journalism, marketing and teaching.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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