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Biology with a Sandwich Year BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    17-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Biology is the science of life and is at the forefront of social change, from the use of genetically-modified organisms to humanity’s effect on the environment, and sustainable energy and food production. As a biology student at Kent you study living organisms and their interactions with the environment, investigating life forms ranging from viruses and bacteria to complex animals and plants.Choose Biology at Kent because:* our Biology degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology (RBS)* you receive extensive practical training in our world-class laboratories, with opportunities to work on live research projects and develop skills in the presentation and communication of biological data* your lecturers are active researchers and innovative teachers, so you are taught the most up-to-date science in a stimulating and supportive environment * we have a dedicated careers and placements team to help you prepare for life after Kent and are ranked 5th for graduate prospects in The Complete University Guide 2021* we collaborate with research groups in industry and academia and have excellent links with local employers, including East Malling Research, Cairn Research, Pfizer and Public Health England.This degree programme introduces you to a range of biological disciplines including anthropology, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, evolution, genetics, infection and immunity, microbiology, and the physiology of animals and plants. You spend a year working in industry in the UK or abroad. Many placements pay a salary and you’ll gain relevant experience which will benefit you in your final-year studies and when applying for jobs after graduation.A range of optional modules allows you to specialise in the areas that interest you most and includes modules focusing on neuroscience, climate change and conservation, immunology, virology, aging, bioinformatics and genomics, cell signalling, pathogens and pathogenicity and primate biology. In your final year, you complete your own research project.

Application deadline

15 January

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including Biology or Human Biology at grade B or A-Level Double Award Applied Science at BB, including the practical endorsement of any science qualifications taken.

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 100 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    124 56%

    45th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    47th

    42
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    38th

    39

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