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Biology with Psychology BSc (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: C555

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you are fascinated by the way in which the mind can affect the functioning of the body, this degree places you at the interface between human biosciences and psychology, exploring its impact on human health. On the course, you focus on interactions at a molecular level and the effect they can have on mind and behaviour. This involves understanding how the human body, nervous system and brain function in health and disease, and the ways in which they can malfunction. You start the course with introductions to psychology, anatomy and physiology as well as the biosciences – including biochemistry and microbiology – which can be linked to mind and consciousness. Later you explore areas such as immunology, pharmacology, nutrition, and biological and cognitive psychology.As this course is jointly delivered by our Psychology and Life Sciences academics, it is accredited by the Biomedical Science and British Psychological Society. In addition, through the Life Sciences Liaison Board, we have strong links to external stakeholders in industry and practice sectors. At Bedfordshire we are proactively working to create opportunities for placements and external visits so you get the best opportunities to engage with industry. A number of recent graduates are currently employed in diverse sectors including healthcare, pharmaceutical, research, science and education, whilst others have received funding to pursue PhDs in medicine.We are continuing to invest in our laboratory environments and on top of £830,000 development we have invested £40million pounds into our new STEM building.**Why choose this course?**- Learn the techniques and practical laboratory skills essential for the study of biosciences and psychology - Work at the cutting edge of the disciplines you study, with an academic team actively involved in research and feeding the latest advances into your learning- Develop your understanding and ability to discuss the ethical issues surrounding this complex area- Benefit from learning a range of key analytical and organisational skills, relevant to a wide range of career choices

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,200per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : CCE - CCC

A science subject is preferred.

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University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    130th

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 100 12

    94th out of 118 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    100 45%

    83rd

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    60th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    56th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    103 50%

    99th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    46.0 46%

    90th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    106th

    60

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