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Biological Sciences MSci (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Biological Sciences is an exciting and rapidly developing field, bringing together knowledge, ideas and techniques from all areas of biology to allow us to expand our understanding of the human body and its interplay with the environment.Our MSci Biological Sciences degree is designed to develop your understanding of the processes underlying life and health in whole organisms, focusing particularly on humans.The course has a fundamental core of biology and introduces you to a variety of topics within biological sciences, with broader consideration of molecular, cellular and organism level processes, particularly those of relevance to human health.Over the duration of our Biological Sciences course you will explore such fascinating topics as human evolution, anatomy and physiology, genetics and molecular biology, growth, developing and ageing.This is one of our recently launched courses in the biosciences made possible by the opening of STEMLab, the University's £17 million investment in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, including a suite of bio-laboratories.In the final year, our MSci Biological Sciences degree features a chance to complete a substantial research project in your chosen area of interest. The focus on developing your research skills makes the MSci particularly strong preparation for a career in research or for PhD study.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,100per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAA

AAAA including Biology and one other science or Maths.Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Geology, Psychology and Environmental Science are all considered sciences for the purposes of admission and although PE is accepted as a third A-level, it is not a science for the purpose of admission

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University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports making it easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for five years in a row.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    144 63%

    38th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    6th

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