University of chester biology

By | 9th May 2017

University of chester biology

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Biology

BSc (Hons)

Gain practical experience in areas at the forefront of knowledge on this dynamic biology programme.

Course overview

Our Biology course offers a range of subjects and unique experiences due to close partnerships with organisations such as Chester Zoo and other leading institutes, industries and charities. We supplement classroom learning with opportunities for work placements or fieldwork. There are also opportunities to take part in exciting laboratory-based research.

University of chester biology

Why Study Biology with us?

We undertake diverse research activities that ensure enthusiastic delivery of contemporary content. These include countering the illegal trade in endangered species using DNA-based techniques; improved understanding of disease processes; cancer biology; microbiology; animal behaviour; and conservation biology.

We will encourage you to become a member of relevant professional societies, such as a member of the Royal Society of Biology, and participate at organised events.

Entry Requirements

Typical Entry 112 UCAS points
GCE A Level 112 UCAS points from GCE A Levels or equivalent. Typical offer – BCC/BBC The Department requires one of the following subjects as essential for entry: GCE A Level: Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Applied Science
BTEC BTEC Extended Diploma (Applied Science or Animal Management): DMM BTEC Diploma (Applied Science or Animal Management): D*D*
Irish/Scottish Highers BBBB including Biology
International Baccalaureate 26 points including 5 in HL Biology
Access Access to HE (Science) Diploma, to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit
OCR OCR National Extended/Diploma: merit profile plus one of the GCE A level subjects listed above
Extra Information Please note that we accept a maximum of 8 UCAS points from GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A Level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs.

If you have any questions, or are unsure if your qualifications meet these requirements, please contact us using the details below.

Admissions