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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Explore life and the natural world through studying elements of animals (including humans), plants, genetics, microbiology, ecology and conservation.Our course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, and has a strong focus on practical application. You'll spend time in our specialist labs, gaining hands-on experience in biological research from term one, year one.Some of your learning will also take place in modern lecture theatres, and your studies will involve computer-aided learning and exciting fieldwork opportunities.Placements in industry are available and our research-active academic staff ensure that teaching is informed by the latest research developments. This course incorporates a personal research project into your final year, which you will tailor to suit your personal interests and aspirations under the guidance of our expert academics. Some students have even had their work published in scientific journals.The integrated masters (MSci) version of this course provides you with additional research experience, preparing you for your future career or further postgraduate study.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 26,500per year

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A level : AAB

Biology and a second science at A level. Suitable second science subjects include: maths, further maths, chemistry, physics, geology, applied science, environmental science/studies, AQA use of maths, statistics, geography, psychology.A pass is required in science practical tests, if assessed separately (waived for 2021/22 application cycle).

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 100 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 63%

    32nd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    74th

    16

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