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Human Biosciences BSc (Hons)

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

We focus on developing practical laboratory and additional scientific skills, such as literature researching, information technology, bioinformatics, data processing and the use of statistics. As such, laboratory sessions form a substantial component of the learning experience, providing you with the opportunities to learn key experimental techniques and develop the essential experimental, data handling and reporting skills required in biological and other careers. **Key Course Benefits*** Support applying for short and long-term placements in laboratory and industrial settings to gain the experience employers desire.* Recognised by the Royal Society of Biology, fulfilling the educational requirements for Associate Membership (AMSB) of the Society.* Based in new £37 million state-of-the-art Alison Gingell Building provides facilities for teaching and research, featuring a state-of-the-art super lab* Course team benefits from extensive links with employers, such as the NHS, university research labs, public health laboratories and biotech companies, such as Binding Site, to help find employment after you graduate.* Hands-on experience of a wide range of laboratory technique techniques such as gene amplification using PCR, gene sequencing, cell culture, flow cytometry, tissue staining, protein detection and bacterial growth, in modern, well-equipped laboratories* Research-inspired teaching with input from experts in our University research centres, which focuses on the themes of: cellular and molecular biosciences; biological Systems, health and disease; and physical activity, exercise and obesity.* Regular guest lecturers from current practitioners in the pharmaceutical industry, laboratory research and other jobs in science to inform your experience and help you identify potential careers. In the last three years, speakers have included medical geneticists, research scientists and physicians’ associates.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,300per 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

Applicants need to have A level qualification or equivalent with minimum grades. For applicants whose first language is not English, we accept a variety of English language tests (e.g. 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band) and they are listed on our International Entry Requirements page.

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically, 13,000+ non-UK students study across the university’s UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
International pathway programmes and pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
A range of scholarships is available alongside placement opportunities (subject to availability and eligibility) to support international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    96th out of 100 34

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    101 45%

    90th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48.0 48%

    92nd

    81
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    29th

    9

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