University of Birmingham Biology

University of Birmingham Biology

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Overview

Biology is the science of life.

Study biological sciences at Birmingham and you’ll learn about animals, plants and microorganisms – their genetic make-up, their cellular structure and how they interact with the natural environment. This degree gives you flexibility to study the subject in its whole breadth or to specialise in genetics or zoology. You’ll benefit from some of the country’s best facilities and technology, being taught by experts in the field renowned the world over for their cutting-edge research.

Almost 94% of our graduates are in employment or further study 6 months after graduation and we rank 3rd for graduate employability in the Russell Group Universities. Our graduates work in diverse careers such as medicine, conservation, agriculture and more.

Course details

This degree programme is structured to give you a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of Biological Sciences. The modular structure gives you the opportunity to follow your interests and curiosity as the course unfolds; by choosing your favourite modules in years 2 and 3, you can focus on a single area of biology, or sample content from animal behaviour to molecular biology.

Employability

Our graduates are ranked 4th in graduate prospects – Complete University Guide 2017.

Graduates of the University of Birmingham are highly regarded among employers in the UK, and a Biological Sciences degree from Birmingham is an excellent qualification for securing your future career in a diverse range of industries and employment sectors. Our graduates have done consistently well over the last several years, ranking in the top 5 of the Complete University Guide in terms of Graduate Prospects. Whether you have a clear idea of where your future aspirations lie or want to consider the broad range of opportunities available once you have a Birmingham degree, our Careers Network, Birmingham?s careers advice and support service can help you achieve your goal.