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Human Physiology BSc (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Human Physiology is the scientific study of biological function, from understanding the organs of the body down to the molecular mechanisms within cells. This area of science it vitally important in helping understand how our body works in health and disease and will give you an ideal opportunity to train in a medically-orientated field of world-wide importance.You’ll study anatomy, how each system of the body works, from the cardiovascular and respiratory system to the nervous system. You’ll develop your specialist knowledge, while building on foundations of human and molecular biology, with areas such as cardiorespiratory physiology, the nervous system and human endocrinology.You will develop employable skills relevant to physiological and medical industries that help tackle global challenges, such as sedentary lifestyle impacts on health, healthy ageing, and understanding and treating non-communicable human diseases.Our optional Integrated Masters (MBiol) offers you an additional year of specialist training, to study advanced research topics and undertake your own extended research project.**Course highlights**- Develop your skills in taking physiological measurements from human subjects in practical classes, including the use of our environmental chamber.- Carry out an independent research project under the supervision of a field-leading academic, further developing the transferable skills that will set you apart in the graduate job market.- Develop key practical, analytical and communication skills to enable you to analyse and present scientific data.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : AAB

BSc: AABMBiol: AAAIncluding biology or chemistry, plus another science or science-related subject. Critical thinking and general studies excluded.We accept the following:• Science subjects: biology, human biology, chemistry, mathematics, PE and physics.• Science-related subjects: geography, psychology, use of maths and statistics.Applicants taking a Science A-level (in England) will be required to achieve a pass in the practical element in addition to the standard A-level grade requirement.When an applicant is taking th

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 73 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    141 64%

    27th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    15th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    36th

    12

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