Biological Sciences (Biotechnology with Enterprise) BSc (Hons)

University of Leeds

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Our undergraduate degree in Biotechnology with Enterprise is offered in partnership with the Leeds University Business School, this exciting degree offers both an understanding of disciplines underpinning advances in biotechnology, and the essentials of business, commerce and entrepreneurship.Develop an in-depth knowledge of cellular and molecular life sciences, and learn how this can be applied to real-world problems, together with the entrepreneurial skills to turn your ideas into reality. You will experience independent project work in both biotechnology and enterprise during your degree.You don’t need any prior knowledge of business or enterprise for this course.Our integrated Masters offers you an additional year of specialist training. You’ll be introduced to advanced enterprise topics and undertake a significant research project.**Make an Impact**Biotechnology with Enterprise allows us to harness biological systems and processes to help tackle many of the great challenges facing our world, such as maintaining food security, designing biofuels and development of novel medical treatments. This innovative degree will teach you the processes required to take a product from the laboratory bench to the marketplace.**Course highlights**- Become part of the University student enterprise community, offering you opportunities to network with entrepreneurs.- Start your own business with support from Spark.- Develop a range of transferable skills such as data analysis, interpretation and critical appraisal which will equip you for a wide range of career options when you graduate.

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Including Biology or Chemistry and another science or science-related subject. Critical Thinking and General Studies excluded.We accept the following science subjects: biology, human biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics. Science-related subjects: PE, geography, use of mathematics, psychology, statistics, geology and computing.Applicants taking a Science A-level (in England) will be required to achieve a pass in the practical element in addition to the standard A-level grade requirement.GCSE: Grade 6 (B) or above at GCSE Maths and Grade 4 (C) or above at GCSE English.

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The University of Leeds, established in 1904, is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK, renowned globally for the quality of its teaching and research. Its strong academic expertise combined with the breadth of disciplines provides a wealth of opportunities, and has a real cultural, economic and societal impact on the world. The university strives for academic excellence within an ethical framework informed by its values of integrity, equality and inclusion, community and professionalism.


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