Courses

Biology

  • C100

    Biology (BSc)

    schedule3 years full time

    calendar_todaySeptember 2022

    A-level requirements: BCC

    Subject requirements: A-level grade B from one of Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology, Marine Science, Physics or Sports Science. If you are taking a science subject that has the separate science practical assessment, we would normally expect a pass.

    GCSE requirements: Good GCSE profile which must include GCSE Mathematics grade 5/B

    Typical Clearing requirements

    • International Baccalaureate Diploma
      Score required: at least 28 points overall, including Higher Level grade 5 from one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma
      Grades required: DMM
      Subjects required: Applied Science with substantial numbers of modules in Biology and Chemistry related topics
    • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma + 1 A-level
      Grades required: Merit, Merit + B
      Subjects required: A-level from one of the subjects listed above
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate + 2 A-levels
      Grades required: Merit + BC in A-levels.
      Subjects required: A-level grade B from one of the subjects listed above
    • Access to HE Diploma
      Required: Reviewed on a case by case basis. Normally require a strong profile including a minimum of 15 distinctions and substantial merits.
      Subjects required: Biology and Chemistry related topics

    All successful applicants whose first language is not English will need to evidence English language ability

    You can also progress to this degree via the Life Sciences (with a foundation year)

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    If you meet our grade requirements, you can call the Admissions team to apply on +44 (0)1273 007820

  • C101

    Biology (MSci)

    schedule4 years full time

    calendar_todaySeptember 2022

    A-level requirements: BBB

    Subject requirements: A-level grade B from one of Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology, Marine Science, Physics or Sports Science. If you are taking a science subject that has the separate science practical assessment, we would normally expect a pass.

    GCSE requirements: Good GCSE profile which must include GCSE Mathematics grade 5/B

    Typical Clearing requirements

    • International Baccalaureate Diploma
      Score required: at least 30 points overall, including Higher Level grade 5 from one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma
      Grades required: DDM
      Subjects required: Applied Science with substantial numbers of modules in Biology and Chemistry related topics
    • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma + 1 A-level
      Grades required: Distinction, Merit + B
      Subjects required: A-level grade B from one of the subjects listed above
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate + 2 A-levels
      Grades required: Distinction + BB in A-levels
      Subjects required: A-level grade B from one of the subjects listed above
    • Access to HE Diploma
      Required: reviewed on a case by case basis 
      Subjects required: Biology and Chemistry related topics

    All successful applicants whose first language is not English will need to evidence English language ability

    We also offer a range of BSc courses

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    If you meet our grade requirements, you can call the Admissions team to apply on +44 (0)1273 007820

  • C702

    Biomedical Science (BSc)

    schedule3 years full time

    calendar_todaySeptember 2022

    A-level requirements: BCC

    Subject requirements: A-level grade B in Biology and a C in a second science (Chemistry, Computing, Design & Technology, Electronics, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Human Biology, Marine Science, Mathematics, Physics, Physical Education, Psychology, Sport Science or Statistics). If you are taking a science subject that has the separate science practical assessment, we would normally expect a pass.

    GCSE requirements: Good GCSE profile which must include GCSE Mathematics grade 5/B

    Typical Clearing requirements.

    • International Baccalaureate Diploma
      Score required: at least 28 points overall, including grade 5 in Higher Level Biology and 4 in one other Higher Level science subject (from Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics).
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma
      Grades required: DMM.
      Subjects required: Applied Science with substantial numbers of modules in Biology and Chemistry related topics.
    • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma + 1 A-level
      Grades required: Merit, Merit + B.
      Subjects required: A-level Biology and BTEC in Applied Science.
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate + 2 A-levels
      Grades required: Merit + BC in A-levels.
      Subjects required: A-level Biology at grade B and an A-level in a second science from one of the subjects listed above
    • Access to HE Diploma
      Required: Reviewed on a case by case basis. Normally require a strong profile including a minimum of 15 distinctions and substantial merits.
      Subjects required: successful applicants need to demonstrate A-level standard Biology and a second science.

    All successful applicants whose first language is not English will need to evidence English language ability.

    You can also progress to this degree via the Life Sciences (with a foundation year).

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    If you meet our grade requirements, you can call the Admissions team to apply on +44 (0)1273 007820

  • C709

    Biomedical Science (MSci)

    schedule4 years full time

    calendar_todaySeptember 2022

    A-level requirements: BBB

    Subject requirements: A-levels in Biology and one other science subject (from Chemistry, Computing, Design & Technology, Electronics, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Human Biology, Marine Science, Mathematics, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Sports Science or Statistics), both at grade B. If you are taking a science subject that has the separate science practical assessment, we would normally expect a pass.

    GCSE requirements: Good GCSE profile which must include GCSE Mathematics grade 5/B

    Typical Clearing requirements

    • International Baccalaureate Diploma
      Score required: at least 30 points overall, including grade 5 in Higher Level Biology and 5 in one other Higher Level science subject (from Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics)
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma
      Grades required: DDM
      Subjects required: Applied Science with substantial numbers of modules in Biology and Chemistry related topics
    • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma + 1 A-level
      Grades required: Distinction, Merit + B.
      Subjects required: A-level Biology and BTEC in Applied Science.
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate + 2 A-levels
      Grades required: Distinction + BB in A-levels.
      Subjects required: A-level Biology at grade B and an A-level in a second science from one of the subjects listed above
    • Access to HE Diploma
      Required: reviewed on a case by case basis.
      Subjects required: successful applicants need to demonstrate A-level standard Biology and a second science

    All successful applicants whose first language is not English will need to evidence English language ability.

    We also offer BSc Biomedical Science.

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    If you meet our grade requirements, you can call the Admissions team to apply on +44 (0)1273 007820

  • C400

    Genetics (BSc)

    schedule3 years full time

    calendar_todaySeptember 2022

    A-level requirements: BCC

    Subject requirements: A-level grade B from one of Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Human Biology, Marine Science, Mathematics, Physics, Physical Education, Psychology, Sports Science or Statistics. If you are taking a science subject that has the separate science practical assessment, we would normally expect a pass.

    GCSE requirements: Good GCSE profile which must include GCSE Mathematics grade 5/B

    Typical Clearing requirements

    • International Baccalaureate Diploma
      Score required: at least 28 points overall, including Higher Level grade 5 from one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma
      Grades required: DMM
      Subjects required: Applied Science with substantial numbers of modules in Biology and Chemistry related topics
    • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma + 1 A-level
      Grades required: Merit, Merit + B
      Subjects required: A-level from one of the subjects listed above
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate + 2 A-levels
      Grades required: Merit + BC in A-levels.
      Subjects required: A-level grade B from one of the subjects listed above
    • Access to HE Diploma
      Required: Reviewed on a case by case basis. Normally require a strong profile including a minimum of 15 distinctions and substantial merits.
      Subjects required: Biology and Chemistry related topics

    All successful applicants whose first language is not English will need to evidence English language ability

    You can also progress to this degree via the Life Sciences (with a foundation year)

    View full course information

    If you meet our grade requirements, you can call the Admissions team to apply on +44 (0)1273 007820

  • C401

    Genetics (MSci)

    schedule4 years full time

    calendar_todaySeptember 2022

    A-level requirements: BBB

    Subject requirements: A-level grade B from one of Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Human Biology, Marine Science, Mathematics, Physics, Physical Education, Psychology, Sports Science or Statistics. If you are taking a science subject that has the separate science practical assessment, we would normally expect a pass.

    GCSE requirements: Good GCSE profile which must include GCSE Mathematics grade 5/B

    Typical Clearing requirements

    • International Baccalaureate Diploma
      Score required: at least 30 points overall, including Higher Level grade 5 from one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma
      Grades required: DDM
      Subjects required: Applied Science with substantial numbers of modules in Biology and Chemistry related topics
    • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma + 1 A-level
      Grades required: Distinction, Merit + B
      Subjects required: A-level grade B from one of the subjects listed above
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate + 2 A-levels
      Grades required: Distinction + BB in A-levels
      Subjects required: A-level grade B from one of the subjects listed above
    • Access to HE Diploma
      Required: reviewed on a case by case basis 
      Subjects required: Biology and Chemistry related topics

    All successful applicants whose first language is not English will need to evidence English language ability

    We also offer a range of BSc courses

    View full course information

    If you meet our grade requirements, you can call the Admissions team to apply on +44 (0)1273 007820

  • C701

    Life Sciences (with a foundation year) (BSc)

    schedule4 years full time

    calendar_todaySeptember 2022

    A-level requirements: DDD

    Subject requirements: At least grade D in one from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Human Biology, Marine Science, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology or Statistics. If you are taking a science subject that has the separate science practical assessment, we would normally expect a pass.

    GCSE requirements: Good GCSE profile which must include GCSE Mathematics grade 4/C

    Typical Clearing requirements

    • International Baccalaureate Diploma
      Score required: Pass Diploma with at least 24 points overall, including Higher Level Biology or Chemistry, Mathematics and Psychology at grade 4
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma 
      Grades required: MMP
      Subject required: Applied Science
    • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma + 1 A-level
      Grades required: Merit, Merit + D in A-level
      Subject required: Grade D in one of the A-level subjects listed above
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate + 2 A-levels
      Grades required: Merit + DD in A-levels
      Subject required: Grade D in one of the A-level subjects listed above
    • Access to HE Diploma
      Required: Reviewed on a case by case basis

    All successful applicants whose first language is not English will need to evidence English language ability

    View full course information

    If you meet our grade requirements, you can call the Admissions team to apply on +44 (0)1273 007820

  • C300

    Zoology (BSc)

    schedule3 years full time

    calendar_todaySeptember 2022

    A-level requirements: BCC

    Subject requirements: A-level Biology at grade B. If you are taking a science subject that has the separate science practical assessment, we would normally expect a pass.

    GCSE requirements: Good GCSE profile which must include GCSE Mathematics grade 5/B

    Typical Clearing requirements

    • International Baccalaureate Diploma
      Score required: at least 28 points overall, including Higher Level grade 5 from Biology, 
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma
      Grades required: DMM
      Subjects required: Applied Science with substantial numbers of modules in Biology and Chemistry related topics
    • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma + 1 A-level
      Grades required: Merit, Merit + B
      Subjects required: A-level Biology
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate + 2 A-levels
      Grades required: Merit + BC in A-levels.
      Subjects required: A-level grade B in Biology
    • Access to HE Diploma
      Required: Reviewed on a case by case basis. Normally require a strong profile including a minimum of 15 distinctions and substantial merits.
      Subjects required: Biology and/or Chemistry related topics

    All successful applicants whose first language is not English will need to evidence English language ability

    You can also progress to this degree via the Life Sciences (with a foundation year)

    View full course information

    If you meet our grade requirements, you can call the Admissions team to apply on +44 (0)1273 007820

  • C301

    Zoology (MSci)

    schedule4 years full time

    calendar_todaySeptember 2022

    A-level requirements: BBB

    Subject requirements: A-level Biology at grade B. If you are taking a science subject that has the separate science practical assessment, we would normally expect a pass.

    GCSE requirements: Good GCSE profile which must include GCSE Mathematics grade 5/B

    Typical Clearing requirements

    • International Baccalaureate Diploma
      Score required: at least 30 points overall, including Higher Level grade 5 from Biology
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma
      Grades required: DDM
      Subjects required: Applied Science with substantial numbers of modules in Biology and Chemistry related topics
    • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma + 1 A-level
      Grades required: Distinction, Merit + B
      Subjects required: A-level grade B in Biology
    • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate + 2 A-levels
      Grades required: Distinction + BB in A-levels
      Subjects required: A-level grade B in Biology
    • Access to HE Diploma
      Required: reviewed on a case by case basis 
      Subjects required: Biology and Chemistry related topics

    All successful applicants whose first language is not English will need to evidence English language ability

    We also offer a range of BSc courses

    View full course information

    If you meet our grade requirements, you can call the Admissions team to apply on +44 (0)1273 007820