Edge Hill University Biology Department

By | 26th May 2017

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Edge Hill University Biology Department

Edge Hill University Biology Department

BSc (Hons) Biology

  • Study Abroad Option Available
  • Sandwich Year Option Available
  • International Students Can Apply
  • Work Placement Opportunity
  • Fieldwork

Overview

UCAS Code:C100
Course Length:3 Years Full-Time, 6 Years Part-Time
Start Dates:September 2017, September 2018
Department:Department of Biology
Location:Edge Hill University
  • Biology at Edge Hill University ranked in the top two in the UK for teaching and overall satisfaction and top in the North West for personal development in the National Student Survey 2016;
  • Discover Biology’s contribution to modern society from cloning and gene therapy to pollution control and biodiversity conservation;
  • Benefit from dedicated practical laboratories and an optional work placement and carry out detailed fieldwork in the rich diversity of local habitats which will enhance your employability prospects.

Biologists are central to many exciting advances in the world, with Biology at the core of areas such as disease treatment, cloning, feeding a growing population, assessing health risks from foods or the impact of mankind on our environment. Your study will encompass the full range of life that fascinates biologists from molecules through to ecosystems and beyond. You will also develop knowledge of the classic areas of the subject and the many recent developments. In addition, you will gain an appreciation of the issues biological advances present to society and understand the scope and limitations of biological knowledge and techniques. Our degree combines technical, analytical and communication skills which makes our graduates extremely employable.

Student Profiles


  • David Goodson

    BSc (Hons) Biology

    I’d say that my Edge Hill experience has been life-changing, I never thought that my skills surrounding biology would develop to such a high standard within just three years.