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Biology (Extended) BSc (Hons)

University of Greenwich

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Greenwich (Medway Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Our extended degree in biology is a dynamic, multidisciplinary approach to understanding the processes of life. It includes a foundation year and requires lower entry points.**Biology is the study of every aspect of life, from drug discovery and vaccinations for diseases to environmental factors and climate change. Our cutting-edge biology degree offers topics as diverse as cancer therapeutics, applied plant ecology and neuroscience. You begin this extended degree with a foundation year before moving to our three-year course.You will develop the skills to address some of our greatest problems, from sustainable food production using plant-based products to how we treat Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. You'll have the chance to put your learning into practice through laboratory sessions and fieldwork, plus an international placement.Our degree provides the scientific training and transferable skills you need to become a professional scientist. Your potential career options as a biology graduate include research roles in laboratories to positions in food and farming start-ups and roles in education. You could explore careers investigating cures in medical research or inspiring the next generation of scientists by training to become a biology teacher.**What you should know about this course*** This four-year course is identical to the three-year course, but has a foundation year with lower entry requirements.* If you have the ability but not the qualifications, this course is your first step to becoming a biology graduate.* The foundation year includes academic writing, computing skills, introduction to the subject and more.* This course is taught at our Medway Campus in Chat1am Maritime, Kent.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : DDE

A-level students must have 16 points from biology.

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University information

University of Greenwich

  • University League Table

    90th

  • Campus address

    University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, SE10 9LS, England

The university has 4,863 International students from 102 countries studying in the UK.
The university works with 30 overseas partner organisations.
Greenwich Campus has one of the most beautiful settings in London.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 103 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    102 45%

    90th

    49
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    69th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    36th

    57

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