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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

You will discover the science of life processes from molecules and cells to whole organisms and ecosystems. This three-year degree is a flexible programme that prepares you for a broad choice of potential careers. Each year you'll improve your skills and knowledge and use our wide range of expertise in biological science including ecology,microbiology and neuroscience.Students are taught by our expert staff who are actively engaged in high-profile research. They also enjoy learning within our state-of-the-art life sciences building provides a range of modern facilities such as plant growth, tissue culture and invertebrate facilities.You will gain extensive practical experience from a variety of field trips in the UK, Belize and Spain. You can also benefit from the close links we have with the nearby Marwell Wildlife organisation.You can spend a semester studying at a University in Europe or Australasia.You will have the opportunity to take a year out to work in industry preparing you for your chosen career.100% of BSc Biology students agreed that staff are good at explaining things *University of Southampton analysis of unpublished NSS data 2021.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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A level : AAB

AAB to include Biology and one further science subject. A level science subjects considered include Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Psychology, Environmental Studies, Geography and Geology. Where this offer is satisfied by including grades achieved in either Biology, Chemistry or Physics, Science practical components must be passed. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics are excluded for entry.Contextual Offer: ABB including Biology and one further science subject.

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 100 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    147 66%

    25th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    33rd

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    15th

    18

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