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Natural Sciences (with placement year) BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course offers flexibility to study a combination of physical sciences including chemistry, biosciences, mathematics, geography, physics and materials.The complex problems we face in the modern world increasingly require scientists to adopt a multidisciplinary approach in the search for solutions. Our BSc Natural Sciences degree is designed to give you the flexibility to gain skills and knowledge in more than one science.Building on the University’s established reputation in the fields of biosciences, chemistry, materials, mathematics and physics, our Natural Sciences is a broad-based single honours degree that combines a variety of pathways from a range of life and physical science, as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary study.Our BSc Natural Sciences degree allows you the flexibility to study a combination of disciplines chosen across the physical sciences, including, Chemistry, Bioscience, Mathematics, Geography, Physics, and Materials, with increasing specialisation across the years. Some pathway combinations may not be possible.Developing the powerful skills needed to work between disciplines and communicate across them, our Natural Sciences degree is taught by academic staff who are internationally renowned experts in their respective fields and active in interdisciplinary research. You will be mentored to work independently and across the disciplines, conducting your own laboratory-based project.Advances in the sciences are much more prevalent at the interface between the disciplines. This course offers students the chance to learn how to capitalise on the knowledge from multiple disciplines, with a focus on working and communicating across the sciences. These transferable skills are extremely relevant, and needed more and more for tackling real-world challenges.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,650per year

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A level : AAB

AAB including two or three sciences dependent on the chosen pathway. Science subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics will be required to follow these specific pathways. Applicants do not require specific previous qualification in Geography to follow this pathway; Geography/ Geology will be classified as a science for the purposes of typical offers.For pathway options, see our website: https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/a-z/natural-sciences-bsc/

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University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    144 63%

    38th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    6th

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