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Biology and Geology BSc (Hons)

University of St Andrews

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Full-time | Main Site | 4 Years | SEP-20
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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    CFC6

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    3rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    5th

    1 (Biological Sciences)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    206

  • Graduate Prospects

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    73

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.23

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Biology - Biology involves the study of life at all levels of organisation, from the molecular biology of virus replication to the study of animals and plants in their natural habitats. Biology also touches on many aspects of contemporary life, from drug design and investigating the molecular basis of Alzheimer’s disease, to the migration and conservation of marine mammals.

Geology - The BSc in Geology at St Andrews will provide you with a deep understanding of the materials, structures, and processes that have characterised the solid earth throughout its 4.6 billion year history. The BSc Geology degree emphasises the origin and chemistry of rocks and minerals, geological mapping, and the processes and events that have shaped the rock record. Teaching provides training in the interaction of the sediments, minerals, and rocks with the hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere, integrating chemistry, physics, and biology to build a deep understanding of the Geosciences. Applied industrial training will introduce you to the skills and knowledge required by the oil and gas and mining industries, and research projects will allow you to undertake independent field mapping, supported by rock and mineral analysis.

Entry Requirements

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Grades / Points

AAB

Details

To include Biology and (Chemistry or Mathematics or Physics).Subjects excluded: Citizenship Studies, Critical Thinking, Global Perspectives and Research (GPR) and General Studies.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

3rd

About this University

The University of St Andrews, founded in the 15th century, is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world. It has established a reputation as one of the world's leading research and teaching centres over the last 600 years. Today, the university offers a flexible degree structure based on the student's choice of subject specialism or research, creating an environment which nurtures inquisitive minds and a culture of shared learning.

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16 St Katharine's West

St Andrews

KY16 9AX

UNITED KINGDOM