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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Sutton Bonington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course enables you to study microbial, animal and plant biotechnology. You'll learn the latest techniques and how these can be used to help improve lives. You might be interested in how you can apply science to global issues such as: - Healthcare, by developing life-saving medicines - Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by providing cleaner biofuels - Food security Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, you'll gain the knowledge and skills to succeed when you graduate. You will learn in specialist laboratories, using our facilities to build your practical knowledge. Our lab sessions will give you experience in DNA sequencing and genetic engineering. Experts in synthetic biology will lecture on the latest applications and technology. You'll join thought-provoking debates covering ethical, commercial and environmental concerns. Throughout your degree you can choose from a range of additional options. You can apply to do these when you get here: - Industry placement - you can add a year in industry between years two and three - Study abroad - options include our Malaysia campus, Australia, Canada, or Europe - Computer Science year - use algorithms to analyse complex data and apply this to your course

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,000per year

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A level : BBB - ABB

at least two science-based subjects at A level (biology is required; other subjects usually include chemistry, physics or maths but can include geography and, exceptionally, psychology) and an additional A level or equivalent. A pass is required in science practicals where taken.Citizenship studies, critical thinking, general studies and leisure studies not accepted.

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    26th

  • 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

    31st out of 100 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 63%

    32nd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    11th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    74th

    16

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