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Biotechnology (including a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University Centre Shrewsbury

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Advances in biotechnology currently underpin developments in the three areas that we have traditionally taken for granted: health, food and fuel. However, these subjects are fast numbering among the world’s most pressing global challenges, and it is to advances in biotechnology that we are looking for tomorrow’s answers. Biotechnology is concerned with developing technologies, products and processes that combat disease, harness biocatalysts to produce alternative fuel sources, and facilitate crop production.If you are interested in studying this course with a Foundation Year, please note you will be taught at the University of Chester for your Foundation Year, and subsequent years of study (Levels 4, 5 and 6) will be based at University Centre Shrewsbury.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : DDD

The Department requires one of the following subjects as essential for entry: GCE A Level: Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Applied Science

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 100 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    106 48%

    76th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    60th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    60th

    31

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