University Of Bristol Biology

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University Of Bristol Biology

UCAS codeC100
Application methodUCAS/Common Application
Course duration3 year(s) full-time
Tuition feesFurther information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of courseClifton campus
Part-time studyPart-time study is not available for this course
Number of applicants accepted for 2016/17254 overall for Biological Sciences courses

About BSc Biology

A key strength of studying biology at Bristol is exposure to the breadth of biological sciences, from the molecular to the ecological, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of modern biology.

Our biology degree starts broadly and then introduces more choice in years two and three, giving you the freedom to specialise or maintain breadth in your studies depending on your interests. The range of research-oriented and transferable skills you will learn will also enhance your employability as a graduate.

We have outstanding facilities in our brand new state-of-the-art Life Sciences Building, and our lecturers are top researchers in their fields.

Course structure

Typical offer for BSc Biology – applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
AAB including AB in two science/mathematics subjects
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
BBB including two science/mathematics subjects
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 6 5 at Higher Level in two science/mathematics subjects
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level, including 5 5 at Higher Level in two science/mathematics subjects
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (Science) with 30 credits at Distinction, including 12 credits in each of two sciences, and 15 credits at Merit
BTEC offerDDD in Science plus grade A in A-level Mathematics or Science
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AB including two Science/ Maths subjects, and Standard Higher: AAABB
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer80% overall with 8.5 in science/mathematics subjects*
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Specified subjects

Science/mathematics subjects include Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Botany, Statistics and Zoology, Psychology, Environmental Studies, Geology, Geography, Further Mathematics, Other Mathematics, Human Biology, Engineering and Electronics