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Applied Biosciences (Cancer Biology) BSc (Hons)

York St John University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree builds on your knowledge of human biology. You'll specialise in the metabolic and cellular changes associated with cancer at a molecular level. Investigate the mechanisms of intra and intercellular signalling. Explore tumour formation and disease progression and analyse contemporary treatment strategies.If you want specialist knowledge in cancer pathology, this is the degree for you. You will investigate the progression of cancer, building on your in-depth knowledge of human biology and immunology. In your second and third year, you will specialise your studies. You will focus on the metabolic and cellular changes associated with cancer development and progression. We want you to understand cancer at a molecular level and use this knowledge to explore contemporary treatment options. If you are inquisitive and curious, you will thrive with us.Our team of academic and technical staff will interact with you during and after your studies. They are passionate about helping you achieve your ambitions. While studying, you will develop your scientific knowledge and employability. Our focus on transferable and multidisciplinary skills give you a range of employment options when you graduate. We give you the opportunity to take your learning to the next level with placements. Gain hands-on experience both at the university and in local industrial laboratories. We will support you to organise short placements throughout your studies. Alternatively, you can choose to take part in a year-long external placement in industry. Our Applied Biosciences courses have distinct award titles but these titles represent a specialism, not a separate degree course. The Applied Biosciences suite will share all first year modules with the existing Biomedical Science degree and have the same entry criteria. You will be able to swap between courses at the end of your first year, but once you start your second year, you will need to remain on your chosen specialist route. Once you have studied all subjects in your first year, you can make an informed choice about which area you enjoy and would like to specialise in.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 104

to include a minimum of BCC at A2 with a grade B or above in Biology

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University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

York St John's friendly campus is located at the heart of York but has a global outlook, with a family of students from over 60 countries.
The dedicated international support team assists students from the start, with help in language, study skills, finance, mental wellness and general settling in.
Global Guides support international students to settle into life at York St John, with social activities for UK and international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 103 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    118 52%

    64th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.41 88%

    3rd

    2

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