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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Studying biology at Leeds will provide you with a holistic understanding across the breadth of the topic, from genes to behaviour and evolution to ecology. Building on a foundation year that includes core subjects of organismal biology, genetics and molecular cell biology, you have the option to tailor your degree as you progress through to the final year. Options you may select include human biology, conservation, immunology, microbiology, population genetics, bioinformatics, genetic engineering and many more.You will be able to make an impact with this degree as biology has important applications in key global challenges. Current challenges include those arising from a growing world population and its impact on the environment, food security, medicine and health. Pressures on resources threaten endangered species and agricultural production, and biology is at the forefront of providing sustainable solutions to these global issues.In addition, a revolution in genomics, gene modification and biotechnology are transforming the world around us and the way we live. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge of the fundamental biological processes to understand and push forward these science-based solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges.**Course highlights:**- Field course options include trips to Scotland, the Yorkshire Dales, Spain, South Africa and Kenya. These field courses will enable you to develop practical field-based skills in a wide range of habitats.- Access to visit and conduct research at the University’s state-of-the-art National Pig Centre.- Contribute to science with your final year research project with an expert in the field. For example, you could work with Dr Maria Beger on her project 'How can we manage coral reefs threatened by climate change?'.- Build practical experience undertaking modules including practical genetics, parasitology and field course options.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,250per year

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A level : AAB

Including biology and preferably another science or science-related subject. If biology is the only science subject then an A grade is required. Critical thinking and general studies excluded.We accept the following:• Science subjects: biology, human biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics.• Science-related subjects: computing, environmental science, food science, geography, geology, PE, psychology, science in society, statistics, use of mathematics.Applicants taking a Science A-level (in England) will be required to a

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 100 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    150 68%

    23rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    18th

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    69th

    8

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