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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    OCT-20

  • Duration

    3 - 6 Years

Course summary

Our biology degree is for those inspired by the natural world. Studying with the OU will enable you to gain a deeper understanding of the foundations of life and biological processes involved. Explore diverse subject areas from the cellular and molecular levels to whole organism survival. Biology encompasses all living species, explaining their diversity via evolutionary origins. It defines their anatomy and structure, describes their physiology and behaviour, and provides scientific rationales for their habitat requirements and ecosystem interactions.**Key features of the course**- Gain a contemporary understanding of a range of biology subjects with study of the scientific method throughout.- Develop biological data handling, some statistical analysis and technical report-writing, presentation and IT skills.- Undertake practical work through home and field investigations, as well as virtual and remote experiments using our award-winning OpenScience Lab.- Further develop fieldwork and practical skills through optional short residential schools, where you can also meet other Open University biology students.

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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