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Natural Sciences (Biology) (Q64-BIO) BSc (Hons)

Open University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    3 - 6 Years

Course summary

BSc (Honours) Natural Sciences (Biology)In this specialist route available in our BSc (Honours) Natural Sciences (Q64), you'll explore diverse aspects of biology from cells to whole organisms, with further options to study subject areas such as human biology, or to explore the role of science in society. You’ll develop analytical and scientific literacy skills carrying out practical work and a research project.**Key features of the course**- Covers a contemporary understanding of a wide range of biology subjects with study of the scientific method throughout.- Develops biological data handling, some statistical analysis and varied presentation skills, with report-writing and IT skills.- Delivers practical work through a range of home and field investigations, as well as virtual and remote experiments delivered via our award-winning OpenScience Laboratory.- Includes the opportunity to develop fieldwork and practical skills through optional short residential schools.- Awarded interim accreditation by the Royal Society of Biology.

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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