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Education and Human Biology BSc (Hons)

Keele University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

At Keele University, we’re proud to be consistently ranked in the Top 3 UK universities for student satisfaction, which is testimony to the safe, supportive and welcoming campus we hope you’ll soon call home.This course is ideal if you are interested in teaching Biology but are looking for a particular focus on the human body. This course provides a broad understanding of issues surrounding education, as well as the physiology of the body’s major systems, human health and disease. If you choose this combination, you will develop an understanding of issues affecting contemporary education in Britain and elsewhere in the world. You will analyse the significance of historical, social, political and economic contexts for education policy and learners from all parts of the world.A number of modules in Human Biology address issues that relate to our ever-changing lifestyles, have a global perspective and have improved our understanding of health and disease. Human Biology has a multidisciplinary approach supported by input from research and clinical staff and conservation biologists. In your final year, you can choose to do a dissertation in Education or you will carry out a research project under the guidance of an expert in Human Biology. You will benefit from a supportive environment as well as fantastic laboratory facilities and equipment.When you graduate, you might choose to do a PGCE to become a teacher. This combined course provides a superb grounding in preparing you for a career as a teacher. You will possess highly developed subject-specific and critical thinking skills that are prized for careers in schools.Human Biology graduates combining with Education have also pursued careers in scientific writing, industry, genetics research, medical statistics, management, sales and the civil service. Several graduates have gone into Medicine. This combination also provides excellent preparation for postgraduate study.Students who specialise in Human Biology will be awarded a degree accredited by the Royal Society of Biology.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABC

To include 1 Science A level (Science subjects include Biology, Human Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography, Environmental Science, Applied Science, Statistics, Sports Science and Psychology).

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University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele offers a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 103 1

    15th out of 81 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    124 54%

    56th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    27th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    152 76%

    11th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    62nd

    23

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