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Genetics with a Modern Language (4 years) BSc (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: C402

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BSc Genetics with a Modern Language course will enable you to develop your language skills while studying a discipline of fundamental importance to all branches of modern biology.You will discover the principles of heredity and evolution and learn how we can map genes, and understand their function. You will also consider how the development of multi-cellular organisms can progress from a single cell through regulated courses of gene expression, and learn the detailed mechanisms by which genes can be switched on and off.In addition, you will understand how model organisms, such as the fruit fly and the mouse, are of enormous biomedical importance, and learn how our genetic make-up can predispose us to different diseases.We offer French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Mandarin for the language component of the course, which includes a year abroad on a research placement.Our course has Advanced Accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology , which recognises academic excellence in the biosciences and highlights degrees that educate the research and development leaders and innovators of the future.

Application deadline

25 January

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A level : ABB - A*AA

We require grades A*AA-ABB, including two of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics (the Core Sciences). You must have a minimum of grades AB in at least two Core Sciences.If your grades are AAB or higher, with grade A in one Core Science, we will accept a grade A in Geography, Psychology, Environmental Studies or Physical Education in place of the second Core Science. Subjects with overlapping content are not normally considered as separate A-levels; Further Mathematics is not considered alongside Mathematics and

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 100 4

    11th out of 33 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    168 75%

    15th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    20th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    68th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    156 76%

    6th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    7th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    20th

    4

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