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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

MSci Biological Sciences is about the application of biological science to the real world. This master's-level degree is an ideal platform if you’re looking to pursue a research career, develop your communication and presentation skills, or simply delve deeper into the biological sciences.Study in our microbiology or genetics labs. Go on an expedition to Madagascar or a Cuban island. Learn about primate ecology at Bristol Zoo. Discover modern methods and technology, and explore life from the molecular level to the scale of ecosystems. This course offers opportunities to build essential practical experience through placements, internships, fieldwork and residential trips in the UK and abroad. Building on the strengths of our BSc, the fourth year of the course focuses on research and the research process. You’ll apply your academic knowledge to contemporary issues, delve into the areas that most interest you, and expand your career horizons.After qualifying, you can go into graduate-level jobs in a diverse range of organisations. You could pursue careers in biological sciences, working in research and development in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and agrochemical sectors. You could also work in sales, marketing or education, study for a postgraduate qualification or pursue a research career.

Application deadline

15 January

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Grade C or above in a science subject. Points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) can be included towards overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.Subjects that meet the Science requirement for this course: Applied Science, Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science/Studies, Geography, Geology, Maths. Use of Maths, Physics, Psychology, Science in the Environment, Statistics

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    55th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With an excellent reputation for graduate employability and industry partnerships, you'll benefit from opportunities to enhance your career prospects.
Bristol is a bustling, welcoming city with a strong multicultural community – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 100 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    112 50%

    63rd

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    66th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    11th

    52

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