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Biology (Professional Placement Year) BSc (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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UCAS CODE: S117

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year. BSc (Hons) Biology at Bath Spa University is a contemporary skills based course producing highly employable professional biologists. This course covers all the core - aspects of biology, while allowing you to develop expertise in specialist areas. Biology has a strong practical element and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to study plants and animals in the wild as well as in our laboratories. There is also a strong human biology thread in our degree programme. There is an optional sandwich year between your second and final year, giving you the opportunity to put your knowledge and skills into practice and experience a relevant job.- Flexible structure which gives students the breadth to explore and specialise in an area of choice. - Practical Course using contemporary learning methods. - Attend scheduled practical sessions, day trips and residential field trips provide the opportunity to study topics in greater depth.- High Employability of graduates. **More about the Professional Placement Year** A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.

Application deadline

25 January

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A level : CCC - BBC

A Level - grades BBC-CCC including a Grade C in Biology, Human Biology, Biological Sciences or Social Biology preferred.

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    91st out of 100 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    110 49%

    78th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69.0 69%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    45th

    40

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