Bournemouth University Biological Sciences

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Bournemouth University Biological Sciences

On this captivating course you’ll examine the interaction of biological systems and develop the skills required to apply biological concepts to the solution of practical problems. You’ll cover a number of areas within biological sciences, including translational genetics, biochemistry, ecology and human evolution, providing you with a comprehensive overview of the subject.

One of the fantastic things about this course is that you’re able to select modules in your final year to reflect your interests, essentially allowing you to tailor your course to suit your ambitions. This, coupled with your research project, means that you can focus on the field of biological science that you’re truly passionate about.

90% of our graduates are in work or have chosen further study 6 months after completing the course. Why not come and meet us to find out how we contributed to their success?

Interested in studying this course part-time? Enquire now.

All statistics shown are taken from Unistats, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), BU institutional data and Ipsos MORI (National Student Survey) unless otherwise stated.

Key information

Next start date:

September 2017, September 2018


Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


3 years with a 5-week placement, or 4 years with a minimum 30-week placement

Required subjects:

At least one of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics, Human Biology.

Entry requirements:

For 2017 entry: (we will use the new UCAS tariff): 104 to 120 tariff points from 3 A-Levels, including 32 from one required subject or equivalent qualifications. BTEC Extended Diploma DMM. For more information check out our 2017 entry requirements page.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you’ll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each of the 4 components or equivalent